Injured Chicken won't use Foot

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jbest, Oct 7, 2015.

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    jbest Out Of The Brooder

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    About 3 weeks ago, I had a chicken get picked up by a bobcat, and torn up pretty good, Now that the holes have healed, I have noticed that she only uses 1 leg, and uses the knee of her other leg to hold herself up. Meanwhile, the foot kinda sits there, one two is help upward at a strange angle. A friend has suggested that the foot may be broken, and maybe to splint it straight. Please help! What is wrong with my girl and how do I fix her?[​IMG]
    -Notice in the picture how she is supporting her weight with the knee joint, and not the foot
     
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    Update- Her bad leg seems swollen at the palm of her foot, thinking it is broken, what can I do??
     

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