I found a new way to Hobble for splay leg!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by psycoforsilkies, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. psycoforsilkies

    psycoforsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 23, 2011
    East central Texas
    So all this time I have been struggling with holding a chick trying to tape it and keep bandaids on and trying to adjust just right, The ripping off thier poor feathers. Then i was tagging all my babies with sale tags keep tags etc..
    and I had a baby right out of the hatcher with splay leg! let her go a day to see if she would get it togwther herself and walk but didn't happen. So i decided i was gonna find a better way! So i used the itty bitty zip ties that i use to tag the silkies until they are big enough for bands. They are easily adjustable, and dont rip out feathers. i fixed her up and set her down and she was off and running!!

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  2. DaughterOfEve

    DaughterOfEve Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 3, 2009
    Montague, MI
    Love it! Much better than trying to keep tape on legs.

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