How do you make a splint?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by emsevers, Jan 19, 2009.

  1. emsevers

    emsevers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a quail with a bad leg and I want to try to help him. He's only a week old so still very small. I was just wondering what methods you use to try to splint a leg that is hurt.
     
  2. JustChicky

    JustChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To make a splint, just use something stiff like a stick and wrap cloth around the stick and the leg.

    Does that help? Is that what you are asking?
     
  3. emsevers

    emsevers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah that's what I'm asking. I've never had to deal with something like this before and I was just curious what other people do to fix a leg.
     
  4. MissJames

    MissJames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Did you look under injuries and emergencies?
    Maybe something smooth like a popscicle stick and a stretchy guaze.I've never had to do it.Good Luck!
     
  5. JustChicky

    JustChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had to splint my finger. How small is the chicks leg? And yeah, use a smooth stick against the leg, or wrap the leg first. I hope you find something that works.
     

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