Please Help! Baby Chick Is Only Using One Leg..

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Kershylyn, Mar 1, 2015.

  1. Kershylyn

    Kershylyn In the Brooder

    Feb 24, 2015
    I have 3 baby chicks that all had feet/leg problem's. I have basically cured 2 but 1 is still not using leg and it's Hock is super swollen. It is 7 days old. I have researched and researched and looked at previous forums but nothing seems to be the cure. I have put sandals on it, put a Hobble on it, covered it's hocks for comfort, did physical therapy and put it in a cup to help strengthen it. This chick is just not adapting, I guess. It eats and drinks just fine but it doesn't like to use the right leg and leans up against most everything. It has dark stinky runny poop and it likes to lay on it's side's mostly, it alternates hocks. This one was dong great and now..... I'm really worried. Any advice appreciated!

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