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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by VixB86, Feb 26, 2015.

  1. VixB86

    VixB86 New Egg

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    Hey everyone,

    This is my first post on here and have a couple of questions. We have incubated and hatched some buff orpingtons (or believed BO). of the 8 eggs that were incubated 7 hatched. My questions are:
    1) what's the best method of sexing them, they are currently 3days old.
    And
    2) one of the chicks was born with splayed legs, is there anything we can do for it. Other than its legs its a very healthy chick

    Thanks
    Victoria
     
  2. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    Here you go! http://www.poultryhelp.com/spraddle.html The treatment is simple and super easy!

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  3. VixB86

    VixB86 New Egg

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    Thanks for that :). We've incubated quail before having this problem but none of them ever survived the first 24 hours but this little one is doing really well considering


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  4. Kylea0219

    Kylea0219 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look up wing sexing might help.
     

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