1. ChickeryChick

    ChickeryChick Out Of The Brooder

    May 8, 2009
    After I filled the feeder today and was putting it into the pen, the fuzzy butts all were clamoring for food. I put the feeder down slowly with them all crowding around and I accidently set it on ones leg. She squawked and I then saw what happened and moved the feeder. She didn't miss a beat and dove right into the food. But later, I noticed that she was limping. We took her out and looked at her leg. It looks a little swollen. They all have settled down for the night. Do you think that her limping will get the others picking on her? Is there anything I can do to take down the swelling? Should I isolate her?
    We are worried but don't know what to do.
    Any ideas would be appreciated.

  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    You said they all settled down. If you saw no blood or obvious injury, you may not need to do anything. Just keep an eye on her.

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