Limping chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Athiena14, Aug 12, 2018.

  1. Athiena14

    Athiena14 Songster

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    I have a small hen limping. I got her today and she is limping around with no injury visible. I was told by the farm they had something come in and kill a few of their birds so could have been injured during that. Is there anything I can do to help her out?
     
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  2. Chick-N-Fun

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    Is it her leg or foot? Pictures of both would be beneficial.
     
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  3. Athiena14

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    I'm honestly not sure. She lifts up her leg a lot and lays down. If I can catch her again I'll take pics.
     
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  4. Athiena14

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    Easier than I thought
     

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  5. Chick-N-Fun

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    What about the Bottoms of the feet? Please and thank you! ;)
     
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  6. Athiena14

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    Np here you go
     

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  8. Athiena14

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    Even her leg looks normal, nothing feels dislocated or broken. She doesnt seem in pain when I mess with it. I thought it might be her nails seeming to curl up underneath
     
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  9. Brahma Chicken5000

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    It’s possible that she sprained her leg or pulled a muscle, she may have even dislocated her leg. Her legs don’t appear to be swollen. As long as she is able to eat & drink I wouldn’t intervene.
     
  10. Athiena14

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    Okay. I wasnt sure if I should wrap it up or not. She was eating and drinking okay. It's sad to see something in pain that you take care of
     
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