Long-legged Olive Egger rooster

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Farm_Maven, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. Farm_Maven

    Farm_Maven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a young Olive Egger roo that has abnormally long legs. He's already inches taller than my full grown FBCM roo. Lately he has been having trouble walking. Most of the time he just trips over his own legs when hurrying, but occasionally seems unable to walk much. I'm thinking that probably his muscles are not keeping up with his abnormal bone growth. Anyone ever heard of this issue? Is it genetic? He, seems perfectly fine otherwise. To me those long legs remind me of a Shamo.
     

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