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HELP! Something wrong with chicks leg!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chantel93, Jun 21, 2017.

  1. chantel93

    chantel93 Just Hatched

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    Anyone know what could be wrong with this baby? She/he can move the leg just won't use it. :(
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. chantel93

    chantel93 Just Hatched

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    Oh I pray it's just a riboflavin deficiency. I got some polyvisol just a little bit ago and tried to get a few drops in her. I have some sav-a-chick in the broader with her. Should I try to mamipulate the leg? It will not straighten at all. :(
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Just be very gentle with it, so it doesn't hurt the chick. Straighten it gradually, and bend it gently, unless it seems painful.
     

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