Help with this baby?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mnewquist, May 24, 2016.

  1. mnewquist

    mnewquist New Egg

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    A friend is helping me hatch some chicks with her incubator, and just messaged me about one of them. One of the last ones to hatch seems to be having problems. This is what she wrote:

    "Ok this little guy hatched fine but is making no attempt to walk around. I've pulled him out to see if he would walk. Whenever he goes to use the leg that out straight he falls over. "

    Here is the picture she sent with the message:

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    Any suggestions about what is wrong? Is that spraddle leg or a slipped tendon? Can I do anything to help it? I appreciate any help, these are my first batch of chicks. Thank you!
     
  2. Kittcat

    Kittcat Out Of The Brooder

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  3. mnewquist

    mnewquist New Egg

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    He died shortly after coming out of the incubator, but thank you :(.
     
  4. Kittcat

    Kittcat Out Of The Brooder

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    So sorry to hear that!! [​IMG]
     

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