Knee Injury

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by KsKingBee, Dec 27, 2016.

  1. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    @casportpony , @Garden Peas, @DylansMom, I have a leg injury on a 2016 bird. It came up lame about two weeks ago and isn't getting any better, have you seen this type of injury before? It is rock hard an isn't getting any better.

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  2. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    Kathy, have they deleted their accounts? The names are not blue...
     
  3. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    I think they're still here @KsKingBee ...are you here @Garden Peas ? @DylansMom ? I think the @ function is just misbehaving.
     
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  4. casportpony

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    Probably a BYC bug.

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  5. casportpony

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    I suspect there is pus in there. Is this one that had a respiratory infect this year?

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  6. casportpony

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    Interestingly, I have one that looks similar and I have been thinking about doing surgery to remove the pus. Will post picture of his swelling later.

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  7. casportpony

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    In yours I see bruising... is it possible that he broke his leg?

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  8. KsKingBee

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    I have had very little problems with infections this year but with 80 or so young birds it is hard to say, he did come from the youngest set that had the most problems with sinus infections. I can not confirm nor deny. That pen did have some cocci that the SMZ was slow to stop, SulfaMed-G did much better. Here is a pic of him from 12-13-16 when I first brought him into the infirmary. The swelling is very hard and more pronounced than when I first brought him inside. He has had two shots of Tylan 200 which did nothing to bring the swelling down. AugeredIn and Gerald both said there is nothing I can do and to just let it become a free ranger in my yard.

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  9. casportpony

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    Does the swelling feel like bone or cartilage? Or is there a chance that it's hard pus?

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  10. KsKingBee

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    The toes are not curled so I don't think that the tendons are torn. It has only been two weeks since I found him this way and the knot has always been hard. The leg is straight but painful as he won't put any weight on it. It could be broken, IDK.

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