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It worked!!!!!!Treatment for older splayed leg problem!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jerseygirl1, Nov 16, 2010.

  1. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Crowing

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    I had a four week old runt chick that after 4 weeks, got splayed legs!!!! I had been giving her chick starter and vitamin water all along, then switched everyone over to regular water with ACV in it. This also was THE only pullet in a hatch with 5 chicks, 4 roos and her. I really needed to get her better, so I of course came on here and checked out the remedies everyone had, as poly vi sol without iron. I ran to the local drugstore (well, 3 of them) and found it for $9 AND buy one get one free. Today is day three, and she is now able to stand up on her own and walk! So, it does work. Just chalk one up to another item to keep in the first aid kit for chickens!
     

  2. noblehillfarm

    noblehillfarm Songster

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    Thats great congrats
     
  3. pnuts

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    i just bought some polivisol for my chick like that:) i hope it works
     
  4. noblehillfarm

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    me too Im going to try it on my 5 week old Polish that suddenly got splayed
     
  5. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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  6. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Crowing

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    Mine was not newly hatched, it was a vitamin deficiency
     
  7. chickbird

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    Look At Your Polyvisol (without Iron) Most Has Ferrous Sulfate In It As A Preservative Which Is Iron. I Don't Know If It Is Enough To Matter But It Is Iron.
     

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