I received my bantam cochins (pics)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Caddy-Corner-Chick, Apr 2, 2011.

  1. Caddy-Corner-Chick

    Caddy-Corner-Chick Songster

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    I have three little cochins and today I noticed my white one is not standing on its leg... does this mean I might need to cull it?

    Here is the pictures

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  2. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Songster

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    Quote:Try splinting it...
     
  3. Caddy-Corner-Chick

    Caddy-Corner-Chick Songster

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    Iheartchicks<3[​IMG] :

    Quote:Try splinting it...

    How do I splint a cochin with his fuzzy little legs, won't the tape hurt it?​
     
  4. Sorin

    Sorin Songster

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    I've never had to do this but would rubbing his legs with Vaseline or some other type of oil keep the tape from hurting his feathers? Or does that defeat the purpose? I've never had to splint a chick leg so please forgive me if this suggestion sounds silly [​IMG]
     
  5. Caddy-Corner-Chick

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    It's not silly... this is all new to me. I have never had to do this before... I have tried searching splinting pics but it keeps bringing up spraddle leg.. this isn't the same is it?
     
  6. Caddy-Corner-Chick

    Caddy-Corner-Chick Songster

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    I re-posted this in the emergency section...

    Thank you
     

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