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Injured leg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by davis808, Oct 14, 2013.

  1. davis808

    davis808 Hatching

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    This chick started acting like its foot was hurt about a week ago do I separated her now she her whole leg seems to have an issue. She won't stand on it at all. [​IMG]
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

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    She looks pretty young. How old? Newly hatched chicks can have slipped tendon--I haven't seen one with it, but it's pretty common. Do you think she has injured it? Rest is best for injuries, but I would recommend you put her on chick vitamins in the water, and you might order some Avian Superpak online if you can. It's supposed to be very good. Vitamin deficiency causes many foot and leg disorders. Here is a good link to click on for leg and how to fix slipped tendon issues: https://sites.google.com/a/poultrypedia.com/poultrypedia/poultry-podiatry#chick_crooked_leg
     
  3. davis808

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    She's 4 weeks old. I have some vitamins I'm starting her on. Thanks for the link. Hopefully that will help
     
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    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

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