one spraddle leg

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rbaker0345, Sep 15, 2012.

  1. rbaker0345

    rbaker0345 Big Mamma Brahma

    I had a chick hatch with one spraddle leg, I was wondering if anyone has had this happen and if the band aid treatment was okay for a single leg. I am thinking I may leave it. I brought the chick in from its mama because she knocked it over when she was scratching and it couldn't get up and the grass was giving it a really hard time. It looks to be putting the leg under it slightly better, but that might just be because I have it on even footing. I just don't want to hinder the good leg with the band aid. But then again, it might not really cause a problem. Just wondering what others might think. I think its my fault for hatching out pullet eggs.

  2. mnferalkitty

    mnferalkitty Songster

    May 17, 2012
    Sounds more like a slipped tendon
  3. rbaker0345

    rbaker0345 Big Mamma Brahma

    thats a new one to me. is there a treatment?

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