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PLEASE HELP ME FIND OUT WHAT THIS IS

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cool chick, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. LeafBlade12345

    LeafBlade12345 Chillin' With My Peeps


    I must've missed that, sorry! That does make sense... Does the roo have use of the rest of his legs?

    Regards,
    Leaf
     
  2. LeafBlade12345

    LeafBlade12345 Chillin' With My Peeps


    That sounds like bumblefoot. Sometimes the kernel is too deep to be felt easily. And just for future, bread isn't too nutritional, fine as a treat, but fills them up with empty calories. ;)

    Regards,
    Leaf
     
  3. cool chick

    cool chick Out Of The Brooder

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    what can I do should I put him back in the straw with his foot being like this? does the toe look like itscomint off the first one that's swelled up at the base
     
  4. LeafBlade12345

    LeafBlade12345 Chillin' With My Peeps


    Hmm... I would set him up on either shavings or a soft, dry blanket. Make sure he can easily access food and water. You may want to make a sling for him.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/713499/my-chicken-sling-pic

    Regards,
    Leaf
     
  5. cool chick

    cool chick Out Of The Brooder

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    what do I do about his toe? an he cant use his legs at all just his wings
     
  6. LeafBlade12345

    LeafBlade12345 Chillin' With My Peeps


    I would let it be. If it falls off, it falls off. I wouldn't try to amputate it at home, unless it is obviously becoming a problem for them. Is the chicken vaccinated for Marek's?

    Regards,
    Leaf
     
  7. huntingirl

    huntingirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. LeafBlade12345

    LeafBlade12345 Chillin' With My Peeps


    You don't sound stupid at all! You are trying to help, and doing well. Just putting in the effort shows that you obviously care very much. You are most definitely appreciated! :hugs

    Regards,
    Leaf
     
  9. huntingirl

    huntingirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!!!
    You know, you seem like a really nice person, Leafblade12345
     

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