Help. Chick can't stand or use legs well at all.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by OKchicken126, Apr 15, 2016.

  1. OKchicken126

    OKchicken126 Out Of The Brooder

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    A chick that hatched yesterday had been pretty much normal except that it can't use its legs well. It doesn't have spralled legs. They are under the bird but they like stretch forward to around its head. It tries stand and walk but it just moves it's let's up and down. Doesn't really want to eat or drink much either. I really want to save him.
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Pending replies from the experts, I'd suggest vitamin supplements or electrolytes in their water.

    All the best
    CT
     
  3. OKchicken126

    OKchicken126 Out Of The Brooder

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    What vitamins and where could I grt these and electrolytes?
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Sorry, i live in Kenya, so i cannot advise, but adding honey to water, or gatorade will do the trick for now.

    CT
     
  5. monique amador

    monique amador Out Of The Brooder

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    I need help my duck hurt her leg and I don't know how to help her !!!she has been an in side duck recently me and my wife bought her a large outside fence area that she seem to have lots of fun we put. A pool and everything for her but we came home one day from work and we noticed she's limping, it's been 3 days now and now it's like she struggles to walk we pick her up and she seems to be fine but we place her down and she struggles her foot is swollen
     

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