HELP MY BANTAMS LEG IS HURT!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by first time farmer, May 17, 2009.

  1. first time farmer

    first time farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went out to the coop this am and my bantam hen was limping. I just put new standards in the coop yesterday could it have been one of them? She is about a year and a half old. Right now she is in a rubbermade in the basement with feed and water. She can walk but she does not want to put weight on her leg. It is her left leg if you are looking over her.

    What do i do? Please help me help her she is my pet not one of the laying hens.
     
  2. first time farmer

    first time farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone? i really need help this is the first time any if my hens have gotten hurt!
     
  3. CHickenKRazy09

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    this same problem happened to me last week we separated her i think the rooster was trying to mate with her and she stepped to far out and it sprang her leg.......i gave her some vitamins ....and some terramycin just in case she is back out with the limp is better and she is now running try that and see how she does in a week
     
  4. CHickenKRazy09

    CHickenKRazy09 Out Of The Brooder

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    the vitamins may jumpstart the healing process ......it worked for my hen .......hope it does for yours ....you can get that at your local feed store ........it makes the water a tint of yellow
     
  5. first time farmer

    first time farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! Where can i get vitamins though?
     
  6. CHickenKRazy09

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    Local feed store where you get your feed .......its the small bag of vitamins and electroylites.......its only like 4 bucks for the bag.....it tells you how much to mix......i hope this works for you
     
  7. first time farmer

    first time farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get my feed at tractor supply will they have it?
     
  8. CHickenKRazy09

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    :flyes they should .......it is also used for other livestock so they defiantly should .........they carry most of the same things a feed store does good luck.........
     
  9. first time farmer

    first time farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks i will go get some once i finish morning chores

    Thanks again for all your help
     
  10. CHickenKRazy09

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    your welcome [​IMG]
     

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