Hen’s leg might be broken!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Rhodeislandsilkie, May 24, 2019.

  1. Rhodeislandsilkie

    Rhodeislandsilkie Songster

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    Hi guys. My barred rock hen is limping very noticiabley. Her wings seem unbalanced and when she walks her wings stretch out. Please help! Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Rhodeislandsilkie

    Rhodeislandsilkie Songster

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    I also found this on her wing please help!
     
  3. Rhodeislandsilkie

    Rhodeislandsilkie Songster

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    If her let is broken is there someway that I can tell? Also, if it is broken is there someway to make a splint for her? Thank you.
    @Wyorp Rock
     
  4. BarnhartChickens98

    BarnhartChickens98 Crowing

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    Does she show any pain when you touch the leg?
     
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  5. Texas Kiki

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    Can you take a video of her and upload it to YouTube?
     
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  6. Rhodeislandsilkie

    Rhodeislandsilkie Songster

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    Yes, when I touched her left leg she kind of started squealing and honking.
     
  7. BarnhartChickens98

    BarnhartChickens98 Crowing

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    I would put her in a sling to keep her from using her foot.
     
  8. Rhodeislandsilkie

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    I uploaded the video. Sorry about he quality but you can see that she’s limping.
     
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  9. Rhodeislandsilkie

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    Thanks for the advice but I am new to slings and splints so how would you make a sling?
     
  10. Eggcessive

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    Do you see any redness or swelling, or any broken skin on the entire leg? Can you see a vet for an xray? What is the red mark on her wing? Can she move the leg or the toes? Was she vaccinated for Mareks disease?
     
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