help severe spraddle leg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickmama25823, Sep 5, 2016.

  1. chickmama25823

    chickmama25823 Hatching

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    My two week old chick has severe splay leg. One is almost turned completely backward. How can I fix this or can I?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Splay leg is usually evident at hatch. A leg bone deformity such as twisted leg, tibial dyschondronplasia, or tibial dyschondroplasia can be common in layer and broiler chickens, and make get worse as a chick grows. poultry vitamins and trace minerals could be helpful.
     
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