Limping 18 month old chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mrs coulborn, Sep 27, 2016.

  1. Mrs coulborn

    Mrs coulborn Out Of The Brooder

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    Gertie is eating,taking in water and hobbling around.when we've had a look at her leg she has grip but will only put very little weight on it any help to heal it or to help her please.shell
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    She may have suffered a sprain to her leg. Look at the footpad for any redness, swelling, or scab. Use some poultry vitamins in the water. Keep her in a crate near the other chickens to try to get injury to heal. Try a vet if available. Sprains or broken bones may take weeks to heal.
     

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