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help with chicken leg and footmy 6 day old chick is hurting.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by wantbantams, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. wantbantams

    wantbantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My six day old chick is hurting. I noticed that one of the feet had toes twisting in the wrong way so I put a shoe on it but then I also noticed that the opposite leg is far out to the right. What should I do. The chick won't even put this leg on the ground :( help soon
     
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Could the chick have spraddle leg?
     
  3. robcourt

    robcourt New Egg

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    i have a similar problem, except just one leg. not sure what to do either, tried taping the legs together (to draw the leg in parallel) but that was a massive fail. chick just flopped forward and flailed. so sad.
     
  4. wantbantams

    wantbantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He died that night. Not sure what was wrong with the littlle guy
     

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