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leg problem in newborn chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickhamm, Mar 29, 2008.

  1. chickhamm

    chickhamm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this doesnt seem to be splayed leg. The chicks legs streach out back straight and it seems to have a problem getting them under it to stand. i have tied a string to hold them closer as if for splayed leg hopping that helps. right now i also have it wrapped in a papper towel with its legs in proper place as best i can. Hopefull this will train the muscles?

    they are on vita water and chickstarter. Any suggestions please

    chickhamm
    Theressa
    GA
     
  2. airmom1c05

    airmom1c05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is this chick? It can take a few days for some chicks to get their footing. Instead of string, you might try a bandaid. [​IMG] Best wishes!
     

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