Please Help Bantam.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by PlusWings, Mar 6, 2016.

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  1. PlusWings

    PlusWings New Egg

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    Hi,
    My Bantam Silver Seabright isn't using her right leg. She just has it up in front of her and the foot is all curled up. When I try to put it down on the ground she flaps her wings and jerks it back up. What should I do??
    PlusWings <3

    Update:
    This morning when I go to check on her she doesn't even peep when I pick her up and she was floppy and sleepy. I hope she isn't going to die :(
     
    Last edited: Mar 7, 2016
  2. BellsCluckers

    BellsCluckers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had the same thing happen with two of my birds I haven't figured out what it is yet but I think it could be as simple as a vitamin b issue or something worse. Is this the only bird with symptoms? What do the eyes look like are the normal looking?
     
  3. PlusWings

    PlusWings New Egg

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    Oreo (her name) is the only one with the symptoms. Her eyes look normal but she is hiding in the corner of our coop... should I take her out?? I haven't seen any blood on her so I don't think she is getting pecked... I do have a rooster too.
    PlusWings.
     
  4. huntingirl

    huntingirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could she have possibly jumped off the roost and landed funny?
     
  5. Chicks4fun2

    Chicks4fun2 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm dealing with the same thing currently... it took me a few days but i think i narrowed it down to what it could be... does the leg look swollen or bruised? I've provided my girl some vitamins and some quiet time with some baby aspirin and daily epson salt soaks and after 2 days i have seen some improvement..
     
  6. PlusWings

    PlusWings New Egg

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    No the leg looks normal except for that she is holding it up and in front of her.
     
  7. PlusWings

    PlusWings New Egg

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    Maybe... but that was 4 days ago... Maybe it was a tendon that she pulled??
     
  8. huntingirl

    huntingirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could you possibly get an x ray?
     
  9. PlusWings

    PlusWings New Egg

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    No I don't think so My vet would be too far away for that and I don't have that kind of money.
     
  10. huntingirl

    huntingirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok. Can you try to make a splint out of a ruler, foam, and some ace bandage? Maybe that would help. Can you call the vet and ask about some things you could do? Normally they don't charge for the calls. Hope she's Better soon!!! Good luck!!!
     

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