one bum leg

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by K&H Chicken Farm, Mar 26, 2008.

  1. K&H Chicken Farm

    K&H Chicken Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of the chicks I have that is a week old has a bum leg now. It does not like to walk but will if needed. Should I take it out and put in a brooder by shef? I think the leg pain comes from a playing injury.
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  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    If it is just limping a bit and not otherwise showing sign of injury I would separate the chick to give it time to heal.
     

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