Lame rooster

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lady EE, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. Lady EE

    Lady EE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    Today our rooster has started limping around, but his toes seem to be fine, and there is no damage visible right now. Any idea as to what is wrong or what we should do?
    Thanks!
     
  2. Lady EE

    Lady EE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bumping...Right now he's just lying around
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Make sure you check the bottom of the foot pad for bumblefoot. It is probably just a sprain if he is carrying the hurt leg up, and hopping on the other. If he continues to lie around, I would isolate him in a crate with food and water, and start him on some PoyViSol baby vitamins 1-2 drops daily. Let him out each day or two to watch his ability to stand and walk. If he is able to get food and water, and get around okay, then I would let him out. Feed him some extra protein like eggs or tuna.
     

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