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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 Songster

    Nov 20, 2007
    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

  2. airmom1c05

    airmom1c05 Songster

    Feb 3, 2008
    Raymond, Mississippi
    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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