Help! I've got a lame chick!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bluebootsfarm, Oct 6, 2008.

  1. bluebootsfarm

    bluebootsfarm Hatching

    Aug 12, 2008
    Southworth, Washington
    5 baby Australorps born on 9/2/08. One is holding one leg almost straight out behind her. Won't put any weight on it. Hops on good leg. No sign of cut or injury. Eating and drinking ok but no use of one leg. Time for a trip to the vet?
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2008
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    Has it always been that way? Sounds like a slipped tendon. Use the search button above to find ways to fix it. I'm not sure in a chick that old. You did mean 9/2/08?

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