Hobbling Lizzie

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by greenapple24, Oct 13, 2015.

  1. greenapple24

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    I have a silkie pullet that I got at around 12weeks. She had what I thought to be a mild sprain but is showing no improvement over the past few weeks.

    She doesn't like to put weight on her right leg which has significant swelling around the hock joint. I have started her on a daily dose of aspirin for pain.[​IMG] Her swollen hock joint.
    [​IMG] Left, normal joint. Much smaller.
    [​IMG] How she stands. Right foot with no weight, but toes skewed. Left foot with full weight and abnormal toe orientation (likely due to compensation for the right leg).

    Does anyone have any ideas how to help her?
     

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