Leg problem... Possibly broken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by toejam, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. toejam

    toejam Never enough birds

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    I ment to post this last week but ran out of time and forgot.

    Well about 2 weeks ago my red junglefowl male started limping. I figured he'd walk it of. Well then it started hopping on 1 foot. That foot up won't touch the ground when the bird is moving. I was wondering what happend to it and how to treat it.
     
  2. math ace

    math ace Crowing

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    Have you inspected the bottom of the foot for bumble foot?
     
  3. toejam

    toejam Never enough birds

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    Well later I went down to clean the coop, and decided to check on him halfway through. Well, from the knee Down fell off. [​IMG] and I feel horrible.
    Since I discovered that, I obseved how he did. He is doing good, he's eating drinking, flying and acting normal. Since the genes aren't affected maybe I'll AI him, since he can't mount. Still no foot since i didn't notice until later and it's in the compost area somewhere...
     
  4. math ace

    math ace Crowing

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    That's awful!
     
  5. toejam

    toejam Never enough birds

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    It is, but yesterday when the foot was there, it was basically the same. He just got rid of dead weight basically. At least he isn't dead or in a bad condition...
     

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