Limping hen

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Remudamom, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. Remudamom

    Remudamom Chillin' With My Peeps

    One of my older hens (probably around five) was limping last week. Then she was fine for a bit and started up again. The roos were really harassing her so I put her in the baby coop. Can't see anything wrong, but she crowds up in a corner and looks very unhappy.

    Any suggestions besides keeping the others away?
  2. Snack Giver

    Snack Giver Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2011
    one of my bigger hens used to limp. she ended up having bumble foot. you can tell by looking at her foot pads for a big black spot. that is an infection and must be removed. I did it myself. very difficult and upsetting. my girl's bumble foot is gone now and so is her limp! :)

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