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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Pablob182, Oct 18, 2014.

  1. Pablob182

    Pablob182 New Egg

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    [​IMG]This is the first time I have raised chicks. And today we noticed one of our 3 week old chicks leg is really bent out of shape and swollen. I'm not sure what is wrong if anybody can help or give us advice it would be greatly appreciated
     
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  2. chippysmom327

    chippysmom327 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ooh. I'd say it looks broken. I'd advise wrapping it in the correct position and leaving it wrapped for a few weeks. The chick's bones are still not fully hardened so they can still be influenced.
     
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    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  4. Pablob182

    Pablob182 New Egg

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    If this is a leg deformity or a broken leg like the other reply suggested would bandaging it still be ok just to cover all bases
     

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