Improving! 2 week old chick lost use of both legs now. Shoulds I try chick shoes? Pics

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Moono1uk, Nov 6, 2012.

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    Woke up this morning to find one of my little cuties has a swollen twisted foot. He/she has walked on it a bit normal but mostly walked on it bent. He/she is eating and drinking fine. Anyone have any ideas what happened and whats wrong and what I can do to help it? Moo
     
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    Thank you for your reply. I took it to the vet on my scooter lol he said it looks like an infected leg joint and gave it a small injection. So not broken [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. aoxa

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    :D Great news! Glad your vet takes chickens! Hard to find one that does!
     
  5. Moono1uk

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    Why don't they take chickens? I would kick butt if I couldn't my chuck in.
     
  6. aoxa

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    Most vets don't deal with birds, let alone livestock. :)

    How is he now? Did the vet cost quite a bit?
     
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    Well she seem to not be giving up bless her! She have a vitamin shot and antibiotics and steroids. I've got her vitamin B complex drops and I think she maybe Improving. Will chick shoes help? I did have a go but she fights me lol (strong little thing!)
     
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    Wish I could put a video on here! She ran to me! I did put a shoe on her with a little fight lol. My issue is my gran keeps saying shes ready to go bk with the crowd constently ( from day 1) coz she is eating and drinking, but then my gran has a feeding problem lol. Balance is still an issue. So proud of the little pain with big lungs!
     
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    Sadly had to let Rufus and Dorween (Dorian) go [​IMG]
     

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