Hi! New from Port Angeles--& chick with bum leg!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Konkanoodle, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. Konkanoodle

    Konkanoodle New Egg

    Apr 7, 2009
    Port Angeles, WA
    Hello there all! I'm a new member and of course am a huge fan of chickens (never thought I would be, but hey...) I hatched 3 new chicks & one has a leg that she holds out to the side & has slightly curled toes. What can I do? She was born April 3rd & is a little doll. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Y'all are a great bunch & I'm thrilled to finally be a member.
  2. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    [​IMG] Check out the Raising Baby Chicks section, and do a search on your chicks condition. You should get a lot of advice on what to do for her! It sounds like a spradled leg. I never had that problem, but it sounds like it could be fixed. Post your question there about the chick, or try Emergencies & Diseases, you may find your answer there. Good luck!
  3. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  4. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG], from S. Florida!
  5. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

    Aug 5, 2008
    Welcome from Indiana... [​IMG]
  6. wingnut1

    wingnut1 Crazy Bird Lady

    Hi Konkanoodle!! On your chick - do use the search tool and search in the "raising baby chicks" section or the "emergencies,..., diseases" section - lots of info there! Also - if you can take a pic of your chick with the bum leg and post it on one of those sections (probably the injury, disease section) I'll bet you will get some helpful info re: what is might be and what you might want to do about it! [​IMG]

    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG]
  7. mamaKate

    mamaKate Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 9, 2008
    SE MO
    [​IMG] from MO. I love Port Angeles. I was planning to move there several years ago and then my granddaughter was born. Now I wouldn't even consider being that far away.
  8. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    Hello and [​IMG] from NC
  9. countrygirlatheart

    countrygirlatheart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 1, 2009
    Huffman Texas
    [​IMG] From huffman, Texas [​IMG]
  10. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan

    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]

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