On his knees

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by omelette'smom, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. omelette'smom

    omelette'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When i got my sexlink she walked on her knees for like 2 days and was fine so I'm hoping my roo will do the same. All of a sudden today i see him just hunched down in weird spots with his girls happily packing away around him. I hope he sprained his knees flying down somewhere high or something. What else could it be? Anyone know of disease or illness that could cause this?
     
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  3. omelette'smom

    omelette'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He's a le fleche roo less than a year old who is healthy and strong. I don't know his exact weight-7lbs maybe? He was fine in the A.M. and then later noticed him sitting on the ground, then sitting in the run, then sitting in the coop. He made his way around then sat and watched the girls. In the coop last night he slept on the lowest roost with his best girl to keep him company. Eyes are clear, drinks and eats (I brought him salt free mixed canned veggies for a treat). He acts embarrassed. My husband was boiling sap and kids on bikes and me doing yard work so I know for a fact there weren't any predators. They are fenced with a huge area to play (the chickens-not my family). So my only thoughts are sprain. What else can I look for? Thanks
     

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