Help for a bad leg

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by NewLifeAcres, Mar 31, 2018.

  1. NewLifeAcres

    NewLifeAcres In the Brooder

    Mar 31, 2018
    I recently got a baby chick that is about 3 days old. It has a bad leg and wobbles around on it. The leg or hock seem to be a bit swollen. I have given her probiotics and Arnica in the water. She seems to be alert, peeping, and eating and drinking okay. But what should I do for the leg? how do I tell if it's spraddle leg or some kind of infection?
  2. Kaerie

    Kaerie Chirping

    Mar 26, 2018
    Sounds like it could possibly be a slipped tendon?

    I've never treated that one, but Google has some ideas on how to successfully treat.

    Good luck, hope you can get it figured out!

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