new chick that is chirping but cant walk for three days now!!help?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lop333, Jan 5, 2010.

  1. Lop333

    Lop333 In the Brooder

    Sep 2, 2009
    Colton , Oregon
    so I read some where to put her in a sock .Well first off she is strong and chipping up a storm but its like one leg doesnt wanna work right so she is on her back with both feet kicking but only to one direction .So I put her in a sock like a cast and for hours then pulled her out and it seems like she does better she can walk but definetly not perfect and then after a while shes back on her side spinning tryin to get up and cant and I have done the sock deal a hand full of times with the same results .So does anyone have any other ideas cause its hard to keep her around when she is in such a wierd/bad condition and I would much rather help her through it then put her down......

  2. greathorse

    greathorse Songster

    Oct 1, 2008
    Northern Colorado
    seems like a case of spraddle leg. IF you do a search for that you will find a ton of information complete with photos of treatment

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