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My Chicks Leg???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ladyomaha, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. ladyomaha

    ladyomaha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a chick hatch about 2 hours ago, and then I went to check on it again, and noticed it Right leg Curves under him, and not out staight, he just kinda Scoots around the brator, but not wallking, I tried to take a picture of it, What can I do to straighten this foot a little bit???
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  2. ladyomaha

    ladyomaha Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. bigstack

    bigstack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it any better?

    I have heard of using scotch tape to put kind of a light cardboard shoe on one before and even taping a toothpick splint. BUT.... usually mine will straighten up with out help in a few hours.

    Good Luck and God Bless!
     
  4. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those new pics help a lot. I strongly believe that chick's feet will correct themselves. I think maybe he was crowded in the shell. I wouldn't do anything for the next 24-48 hours.
     
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  6. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    x2 let it be for a day or 2 and see what happens some will straighten out some wont
     
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  7. willowbranchfarm

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    I heard you can use band aids. Hope the chick gets better. [​IMG]
     
  8. ladyomaha

    ladyomaha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank You all, I was really Getting worried about this lil one, and didnt know what to do, I will wait and give him time to straighten out.
     
  9. zrossk

    zrossk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it does not staighten out you might be able to still keep him if he has some special care.
     

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