Help spraddle legged chick

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by peepsnbunnies, May 17, 2007.

  1. peepsnbunnies

    peepsnbunnies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2007
    Central Florida
    What if anything can be dome for a spraddle legged chick? I have chicks hatching right now, and I see one of them that hatched during the night is spraddlled. Has anyone ever been able to correct this? I really do not want to put this beautiful silkie baby down.
     
  2. bayouchica

    bayouchica Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    Hi there, here's a link about spraddle leg has pics lots of good info.
    http://www.poultryhelp.com/spraddle.html
    Been along time but one of my chics had it as well & did fine. Seperate the little chic, until it heals,you may want to put another chic in with it so won't be lonely.Just make sure the hurt one isn't getting picked on & is eating/drinking.
    Let us know how it goes & good luck. [​IMG]
    Miriam
     

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