Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Tikkajazz94, Feb 4, 2009.

  1. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I went out to my chicken coop and found one of my roosters on th floor. It broke a Leg. SO it can't walk. It has a Tumor or something red on it leg and its growing.
    PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!
  2. coffeemama

    coffeemama Barista Queen

    Mar 5, 2008
    What do you mean a tumor? How long has it been since you looked at him-a tumor doesn't grow that large overnight. Broken leg and tumor are two very different things. I'm confused [​IMG]
  3. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK before your eyes...sounds like bleeding under the skin...some folks have had luck fixing broken a search...I am for relieving suffering of luck...
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    Can you get a pic of the leg. It would sure help to diagnose the problem. If it is a broken leg, you can try splinting it but I really don't think there is much you can do to help him. It sounds really bad. So sorry.
  5. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

    Aug 19, 2008
    I'm so sorry. [​IMG] [​IMG] I wonder how that happened! Poor guy. I am not sure what to do; if you can't help him, I would say put him out of his misery in a quick and painless way. [​IMG]
    Please do post a picture if you can!!!! That way it can hopefully help us help you.
    Good luck! [​IMG]
  6. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 17, 2007
    New Jersey
    Can you get him to an avian vet quickly?
  7. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sure I will Try to take a picture later!
  8. Suellyn

    Suellyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2008
    SouthWestern PA
    He sounds very, very injured, but I am having a hard time understanding what you are describing, too. (!!)

    Tumors do NOT "grow before your eyes", but a hematoma (bleeding under the skin) might. If he is bleeding severely enough he will die. If bleeding can be brought under control, or it stops on it's own then ??? I guess it depends on the extent of injury/blood loss as far as chances of recovery go.

    Please help us help you by describing more clearly what is going on.

    Why do you think leg is "broken"?

    Did this bird have some sort of injury/fall/fight, etc., that you SAW or know of?

    Was he okay yesterday?

    If he is suffering/agonal and cannot be treated or taken to vet, I would humanely end his suffering (!!!).

    Is there anything more you can tell us to help clarify what is going on????
    Last edited: Feb 4, 2009

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