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help! chick with broken leg!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by LinckHillPoultry, Apr 12, 2008.

  1. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    help! I have a sultan chick with a broken leg! He broke it right at the part where the leg joins the body! He seems healthy... how do I wrap the leg so it heals?!

    Thanks!
     
  2. amanda_dedi

    amanda_dedi Out Of The Brooder

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    well, with my roo I used popsicle sticks and medical wraps(the elasticy kind) and I kept it bound and changed the bandage weekly. Maybe you can try toothpicks?
     
  3. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    I tried that... but the leg just kind of hangs to the side when he tries to walk
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2008
  4. amanda_dedi

    amanda_dedi Out Of The Brooder

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    Pony(my roo) just sat patiently for weeks and everyday I took him out and fed him and comforted him. Can you keep him restrained anyway?
     
  5. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    I'm seperating him. I'm going to watch over him and probably feed and water him myself.
     
  6. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    do you mean at the "hip" ...if there then it will be next to impossible to do with popsicle sticks or such... you will need to think of way to imobilizing that leg till it is healed
     

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