leg problem , please help :(

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by new breeder, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. new breeder

    new breeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1 chick (2 days old) is not walking right, it was like 1-2 steps and fell down, stay still and then fell down ...all day lay down, i was so afraid. I tie his legs... i just want t let him free, i dont like it t see it like that :(
    i can do anything else ? (i give them bitamins with water (i hope it helps too ) )
     
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    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Keep him on vitamins, and read this link about leg problems if standing and walking are the main problems: https://sites.google.com/a/poultrypedia.com/poultrypedia/poultry-podiatry
     
  5. new breeder

    new breeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am reading but i am not sure for how much time i can ceep it with the bandage :/
    i want t set him free, 20 hours has past like that, i think i give it a little milk, they say it make good for the chick :/
     
  7. LaurenCC

    LaurenCC New Egg

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    Hi all,

    I just got a batch of Freedom Ranger chicks from Pennsylvania. 16 chicks came on Friday. I've already lost 3 chicks due to at least 1 being trampled. 2 others died and I don't know the cause. I've got 2 more chicks that have some leg problem, not splay legs. They are not wide apart. When it began, they were "pointing" their toes, limping, looking at their leg like they don't know why it won't work. They won't put too much pressure on the leg to walk and I've isolated 1 in a small chick box with water. I am feeding Corn and Soy free, organic chick starter. I had gotten 4 cornish X last month and raised them on this same chick starter and they did very well. Although I did loose 1 chick out of the CXs, the others do not have any leg problems and are very healthy. Does anyone have any thoughts or suggestions?
     

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