My few day old Silkie fuzzy butt needs your help :(

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by horseyjess, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. horseyjess

    horseyjess Songster

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    Ok so at first I thought it had splay leg so I have been putting the bandaid on his legs.. Well the leg looks no better and it just looks odd. What can I do its to cute to cull [​IMG] please tell me this can be fixed [​IMG] The leg looks swollen if you look close and the whole leg points out and he doesnt like to put weight on it...

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  2. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Songster

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    I am REALLY new at all this, but one of my now 7 week-old black australorps appeared to have a similar problem when I received her at 2 days old. She "recovered" in about 7 days and I haven't seen the issue since.... I figured she was injured in shipping. I hope yours is OK! [​IMG]
     
  3. horseyjess

    horseyjess Songster

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    Bump... Please
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    How old is he? Did you hatch him or was he shipped? Was his leg like this from the start? I'm wondering if it's dislocated at the joint and that's why he doesn't put weight on it. Was he injured at some point or maybe caught a toe in wire flooring and tried to pull free? I wouldn't rush to cull in any case.
     
  5. horseyjess

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    Was shipped eggs that hatched here on last Thurs. I was trying the bandaid thing until today. It was the last to hatch and had the hardest time getting out..
     
  6. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Do you have two threads going for this? I posted a link for you on the other one.
     
  7. horseyjess

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    Bump his leg is still like this [​IMG]
     

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