Lame leg in newly hatched chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jmurtari, Jun 12, 2008.

  1. jmurtari

    jmurtari Hatching

    Jun 11, 2008
    Lyons, NY
    Hi all,

    I have a recently hatched chick that seems to be lame in one leg. His toes are curled up, and he seems to try to keep his weight off of that foot. I have him isolated in a section of the brooder so that the other chicks wouldn't run over him. I was wondering if there is anything we can do to help him get better.

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