I know the outlook may be grim, but I'm looking for news/advice/hope anyway. I have a 9 week old Welsummer (looks like a rooster--has the hackle feathers) whose leg was torn off by a predator. I've seen stories of one-legged chickens surviving, but the stories I've seen are usually paralysis, or amputated on the leg-bone part, or splayed foot/etc. My chicken has lost one whole leg, almost up to the body carcass. Yet, he's still alive (at present), and can hop. He has a bloody raw patch where the leg was torn away. Is there any reason to hope? Does anyone know if chickens grow new skin quickly? Obviously if he was going to bleed out he would have done so by now. Tonight, he's in a separate carrier with water.