Lame Buff Orpington

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lionheartsails, Nov 20, 2013.

  1. lionheartsails

    lionheartsails New Egg

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    I have a 7 month Buff Oprington, Gypsy, who just started laying this week. She has always walked a little funny (right leg turns out a little). Last night noticed she was having a little more problem walking than usual. After a close examination this morning, I found no obvious signs of injury or pain but I did notice her left upper leg (drumstick) is considerably smaller the right. It appears her left leg is having problems supporting her weight. Any Ideas / Suggestions?

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  2. luvmigrls

    luvmigrls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone else had this issue recently. Under the same topic ; disease/illness/emergency do a search by typing key words like "swollen leg". You should see what others have suggested, at least while waiting for a response. It can be a few days before you hear, so for me it's better than just waiting. Any way , best of luck.
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Is this the thread you were writing about? https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/838076/help-infected-swollen-leg-pic-graphic
     
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  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    This picture shows her standing on her left leg, not the right... which leg is she favoring?

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  6. lionheartsails

    lionheartsails New Egg

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    Kathy, she's not standing. Her left leg has problems supporting and buckles undeneath her. She had been standing just before this picture was taken
     
  7. luvmigrls

    luvmigrls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that was one of them. I think it is good for people to get a consensus by reading as much as they can. But nothing beats expert/experienced help. Thanks for the links. I am not computer savvy.
     

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