Injury-Possibly broken leg?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Crash450, May 17, 2010.

  1. Crash450

    Crash450 Out Of The Brooder

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    About two weeks ago i saw some guys at WalMart throwing a chick through the air to prove they cant fly. One of the guys went to catch it and swatted it out of the air in which it hit the ground pretty hard. The poor little thing sat down and refused to move. I then learned these idiots have been giving the chick large ammounts of Wild Turky whiskey. I bought the poor little thing off of them. "He would not walk, he would lay on his chest and kick off with his good leg and slide to where he needed to get to. Carlos" has been living in my room now for 2 weeks. He has gotten much much better. He now walks on both legs and can jump small heights. I am only concerned that he will be picked on. he is a EE looking bird, not really sure what breed exactly but I would guess EE. Is there anything I can do to help him recover faster and when should I re-introduce him into the mix with my other girls? he is roughly 2-3 weeks old.
     
  2. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Give him some yogurt and some scrambled eggs and keep doing what your doing. I would not add him until he's 100% as we know how viscous hens can be [​IMG] I'm SO happy you saved him from those idiots! OH that just gets me SOO mad~! I would have slapped the both of them! Is he walking ok on his leg? Or still not using it much? I would love to see a picture [​IMG] How old do you think he is?
     
  3. Crash450

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    he is about 2-3 weeks old im guessing. I will try to get a pic as soon as possible. He will always walk on both now but he still sometimes has a limp. He will run and jump a little as well.
     

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