Possible Slipped Tendon

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  1. Dixiegirl904

    Dixiegirl904 New Egg

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    Hello all,
    I have a 4 day old Jubilee Orpington chick with possible slipped tendon. I have seen/dealt with splay leg but this is my first slipped tendon. Any advice in how to slip back into place and stabilize and any success stories would be great for encouragement also :)
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!

    Here is a link you might find useful:
    https://sites.google.com/a/poultrypedia.com/poultrypedia/poultry-podiatry

    I've treated a few with slipped tendon, and the only time I did it successfully was when I put the chick in a sling for a few days. You could try to make something like this:
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    or this:
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    -Kathy
     
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  3. Dixiegirl904

    Dixiegirl904 New Egg

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    So should the leg be wrapped in a straight position or slightly bent in a more natural position?
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Does the tendon snap back into place?

    -Kathy
     
  5. Dixiegirl904

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    I was able to feel what it if it did
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  6. Dixiegirl904

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    Sorry, I was Unable to feel it if it did
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Why do you think it's a slipped tendon? Can you post a close up photo of it?

    -Kathy
     
  8. Dixiegirl904

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    Yes it will be a little while tho......... Thank you!
     
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