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help my mini chicken broke her leg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickchick101, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. chickchick101

    chickchick101 Hatching

    Mar 12, 2012
    my mini chicken has been fine until the other day i found her aimlessly flopping in the pen her leg appears to be broken by the knee pls help soon shes my baby girl

  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio

    Is the leg in a place where you can splint it? If it is, you could buy some vet wrap, and get some help to set the leg, then splint the leg with something that will hold the leg still, maybe a dowel rod that is about the size of her leg, and wrap it snugly with the vet wrap.

    I hope you're able to splint it. I would keep her small sized crate with some clean wood shavings and food and water nearby.

    Good luck with your little bantam,

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