HELP PLEASE! Can she live with this?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by fluffychicken24, Oct 18, 2013.

  1. fluffychicken24

    fluffychicken24 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi. Three days ago, I purchased a three-day old Rhode Island Red chick from the local feed store. She had an injured leg, and I figured they would cull her if no one bought her, so I bought her. The store attendant informed me that it was most likely a slipped tendon. I got her a Polish Crested companion of about the same age and took them home. Both chicks are eating, drinking and pooping. They seem perfectly happy, but I was wondering if the injured one would be alright. I've tried slipping the tendon back into place and stretching it, but neither seemed to work. Is it possible that she'll be able to live without this problem being fixed, or will it get infected and kill her? Any help is greatly appreciated.Thank you so much! :
     
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  2. fluffychicken24

    fluffychicken24 Out Of The Brooder

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    Anybody? :/
     
  3. fluffychicken24

    fluffychicken24 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here's a picture... :(
     
  4. fried green eggs

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    fluffychicken24 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much!but is it possible that she'll be okay if I leave it alone?
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Most legs prolems need to be corrected ASAP or they will get worse.

    -Kathy
     
  7. fluffychicken24

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    I tried repositioning her leg and the hock started bleeding. What's happening? Someone please help. I don't want my baby to die! [​IMG]
     
  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Can you post a larger picture of the hock?

    -Kathy
     
  9. fluffychicken24

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    Yes.hold on
     
  10. fluffychicken24

    fluffychicken24 Out Of The Brooder

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    How do I upload a picture from my phone?
     

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