possible knee injury?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by poulette, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. poulette

    poulette Out Of The Brooder

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    My 5 year old hen, Cinnamon, injured her knee joint 17 days ago and after wrapping it with stretchy sports bandaging she still can't put weight on it. She can get around, though, even managed to hop up her ramp when it was time to go inside the other day. My question for anyone who has had experience with this sort of thing is, how much longer do I keep it wrapped? 3 weeks, 4? she's not eating much, or drinking much either, but she doesn't expend much energy these days, though I did move her in with my month old chicks, and that seemed to revive her a bit!
     

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