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limping bird

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chickenman16, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. Chickenman16

    Chickenman16 Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 23, 2010
    I have a 3 month Sliver Leghorn and today I just started to see that she was limping. After I saw that she was limping, I put her in a different isolated coop. I gave some food and water and last time I checked, she was eating. What else can I do and is this curable? [​IMG]
  2. CinnamonQueen12

    CinnamonQueen12 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2011
    Check the bottom of her foot. If there is a big black scab-like thing on the pad of her foot, and it is swollen, red, and hot, it is bumblefoot. Google it and treat her right away. It can be serious!
  3. mljohnson05

    mljohnson05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2011
    depends on what is causing the limping....Have you checked her over for cuts, breaks, bumps, illness, injury??
    Also check the bottom of her feet..look for swelling, or black scabs...this could mean BUMBLEFOOT.

    Once you check, lets us know what you found, and we can help from there.

    Best Wishes,
  4. PAchickenlover

    PAchickenlover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2011
    I was just going to type the samt things in here that the others did. So.. let us know what you find if anythig.
  5. Chickenman16

    Chickenman16 Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 23, 2010
    It has been a few weeks, she is walking much better and can now fly on a roast 2 feet high. She was not able to do that a couple of weeks ago!

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