Limping chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by roseyred, Jan 12, 2015.

  1. roseyred

    roseyred Songster

    Jun 5, 2014
    I noticed a slight limp or uncomfortable ness in one of my hens today. She was standing on her "good foot" and when walking was walking quickly with the hurt one like a human would. She also stumbled over any obstacles like she's was hurting. Her foot looks totaly fine, had a lil Poo on it witch she lovingly got all over my jacket :) but other than that no cuts or swelling. I did notice one foot was warm and the hurt one was cold and she kept the foot that she was limping on closed up. Maybe she just stepped in a really cold rain puddle?
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    She may have bruised herself flying down from her roost or any number of possibilities. Since there is no significant injury, I would just keep a close eye on her if she were mine.

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