Leg problem

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dcfi20, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. dcfi20

    dcfi20 In the Brooder

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    Hi All
    I have a seabright that for some reason cannot use one leg and cannot stand up. I do not think that it is broken. he still eats and drinks, but i have to put the food next to him. I took him to the vets and they said that the leg is not broken. His claw is also curled in. any ideas? could it be a stroke? it has been about a week.
     

  2. TheBantamPrevails

    TheBantamPrevails In the Brooder

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    How old is he? What else can you tell us about his living conditions etc.?
     
  3. dcfi20

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    He is 8 months old, He lives with 11 other chickens, dry coop with wood shavings on the floor, also an out side run. no problems with other birds.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    It would be a good idea to fill out the sticky at the top and maybe add some pictures if you can
     
  5. Judy

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  6. dcfi20

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    Also his wing that is on the same side that his leg dose not work, dose not work.
     

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