Limpy Gimpy

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Symphony, Mar 5, 2011.

  1. Symphony

    Symphony Vanilla, Little Airt Airt

    My hen Gimpy, is limpy, I left her for two weeks thinking it was just a sprain, its gotten worse, I need help, what should I do.

    Thanks in advance.
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2011
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Glen St Mary, Florida
    Could be several things; bumblefoot, scaly leg mites, sprained ligament/muscle, gout. Inspect your hen for one or more of these problems.
  3. Symphony

    Symphony Vanilla, Little Airt Airt

    I inspected her before posting, its not: scaly leg mites. The things I'v never heard of is: bumblefoot, and gout, what would those look like?
  4. taprock

    taprock Songster

    Nov 1, 2010
    Northern L.P. Michigan
    I don't know anything about gout but bumble foot is a swollen area on the bottom of the foot with a dark center/sore. If you search it there are a lot of good pictures to help you identify and treat if that is it.
  5. Symphony

    Symphony Vanilla, Little Airt Airt

    Its not that.

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