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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Saroco, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. Saroco

    Saroco Songster

    One of my new chicks is limping. She does not put any weight on her leg... She was fine yesterday. What happened? [​IMG] Do you think that the other chicks were pecking at her toes to much or something? Is it normal for chicks to do things like that?
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2010

  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    Not unusual for a minor injury to occur. If you have looked carefully and don't see any injury, it will likely resolve on its own. Might help to isolate it for a day or two, to rest it. This might work best if you put one other chick with it.

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