Limpin' chicken.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lindseythefork, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. lindseythefork

    lindseythefork Songster

    Aug 31, 2008
    Humboldt County, CA
    Has anyone else had any of their hens come down with a sudden limp? She's fine in every other way.. she just limps or hops to where she wants to go and usually ends up plopping down on the ground to peck the area around her. Still eating, drinking, laying eggs.. my husband and I looked at her and we can't see anything out of the ordinary, so we're thinking she managed to sprain it somehow.
  2. lauralou

    lauralou Songster

    Dec 10, 2007
    Central Virginia
    That happened to one of my hens once. I checked her over very well, couldn't find anything obviously wrong with her. No bumblefoot, nothing. She limped around for a few days and then she recovered and started walking just fine.

    I hope it works out that way for your bird.

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