Pingu the silkie chick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Hybridchucks, Sep 21, 2016.

  1. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Free Ranging

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    Pingu hatched yesterday morning (I believe) and my friend gave him to me to see if I could help him! He was in the brooder with sandpaper floor, being jostled around by 9 other healthy babies and he could'nt eat or drink coz he hobbles around! Here's the problem....... he can't walk properly! I don't think its splayed legs coz only one leg isnt in position! Tell me what you think!
     
  2. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Free Ranging

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    Can someone help me out! Please!
     
  3. Halloweengirl13

    Halloweengirl13 Songster

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    sounds like a slipped tendon, I don't know how to fix it tho. I have a duck who hatched with that problem and nothing i tried worked.he happiliy hobbles his ducky butt around the pen now , and i kept his stuck out leg in a sling while he was younger and he learned to hop on the other one.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    really need to see photos or even a video of him trying to walk - to hopefully figure out his problem and what he needs to help him.
     
  5. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Free Ranging

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    Sorry for not seeing your replies! But he died yesterday at 10 to 12 it was so sad![​IMG]
    I really miss him!
    SORRY!!!
     
  6. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Songster

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    Ohhhhhhh so sorry!!!!! SO SAD!!!!!
     
  7. Hybridchucks

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  8. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    How sad. Sorry for your loss.
     
  9. poor Pingu [​IMG]
     
  10. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Free Ranging

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    Thank u [​IMG]
     

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