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Limping Chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by UnlabeledMama, Dec 1, 2012.

  1. UnlabeledMama

    UnlabeledMama Chirping

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    Now that we have our big outside run finished I've been able to really watch our chickens (12 weeks old). I noticed one seems to be limping. I picked her up and checked her feet and wings and they seem fine. But I also noticed that her tail feathers seems to go sideways instead of straight out. I felt in her feathers and there seems to be a hump around the hip area? Could this be an injury? Or a malformation? I didn't see anything like it when she was a chick.
     

  2. UnlabeledMama

    UnlabeledMama Chirping

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    Here is a picture - the black and white EE ....

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  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    well your little roo might have hurt himself jumping around or something
     

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