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help baby chicken broken leg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 1234five, Apr 25, 2016.

  1. 1234five

    1234five New Egg

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    he was a victim of a stupid dog. Here is a picture of how the chicken keeps the leg
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    It is in bad condition but after a day he seems better while still being in a bad shape. So its at least drinking water but its not eating, what i did was put food in the water to fool him and it worked for a bit, it looked a bit like human baby food. Please advise me on what to do as i have no idea of what im doing.
     
  2. jenysalt

    jenysalt New Egg

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    One of my chicks broke her leg. it got stuck in a bush and I guess she freaked out and broke her leg. She healed very fast. I put her in the house with food and water. I put her back in the coop and after she began to hobble around. Then a couple weeks and it was like the break didn't happen. A year later, you would never know she ever had that happen to her.
     
  3. 1234five

    1234five New Egg

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    okay hopefully it heals then, today his leg still feels like he has no strength there, it just wobble around. Do you know how can i make it eat? i cant seem to get the chicken to eat, i put another chicken for him to see eat and also tap with my finger but still nothing.
     
    Last edited: Apr 25, 2016
  4. Chicken daan

    Chicken daan New Egg

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    I got a baby chicken with a broken leg i don't know she got it but it isn't in really bad condition because the baby chicken is very healthy but I put it in my room and I'm giving it super water and grains hope it gets better
     

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