1. decoursey farm

    decoursey farm Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a blue andalusion pullet, approx 10 weeks old. A few days ago she was limping slightly and pecking at the bottom of her foot as if she had something stuck on it.
    2 days later her limping is severe.
    yesterday, I brought her in, checked her. She seems fine, no swelling, cuts or signs of pain but her toes are completely limp!
    she can extend her leg, but her toes remain limp. I can bend them easily, both ways. Now she's hopping on 1 foot, when she attempts to put weight on left leg it looks like her foot is 'asleep'
    she is eating, foraging, etc. Jumps up at night to sleep....
    any thoughts?
    I have 11 chickens total, of various types and ages. All others are fine
     
  2. laceynoelle

    laceynoelle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 12, 2009
    Reno
    Make absolute sure she doesn't have bumblefoot, or anything else. No spider bites or possible scorpion stings? If those are not possibilities, the only other thing I can think of is nerve damage of some sort. I haven't heard of this before, I'm curious about what other users will think. I hope she's doing okay in the meantime.
     
  3. decoursey farm

    decoursey farm Out Of The Brooder

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    Took another thorough look today, no sign of infection or bite.
    I'm going to post a few photos
     

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