Hen hurt her leg?

AllenK RGV

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The only anti-inflammatory/painkiller I would use for a chicken is Metacam as it will not damage the kidneys.

If she only is able to move about by skidding on her abdomen, a sling chair might be the right thing to give her leg the needed rest.

You could try to install her near her flock mates, so they will be able to come and visit. Some chicken will be ok with it, others will raise hell to get out of their sick ward when they see their flockmates and are not able to follow them around.
Metacam/meloxicam would have helped me understand what you were talking about. http://www.poultrydvm.com/drugs/meloxicam

Additionally they don't mention lack of studies for egg withdrawal for Aspirin vs unknown for meloxicam: http://www.poultrydvm.com/drugs/aspirin

To each his/her own though.
 
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Just checked in on Butter after letting the flock out. She was standing when I went into the shed but sat down after a few minutes. She is alert and enjoyed some scritches.
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I bet she spunks right back up with some rest and isolation. Chicken have a superpower to heal from minor and major injuries. My lawnmowed one is still with us after a good lawn mower scalping, butt scalping/degloving and I was forced to take half an unrecoverable wing. Next time you are at the feed store if you think you may ever see chicken poly trauma then Blu Kote is worth having on hand. It is an antifungal/antibacterial spray.
 

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