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Problems with 2 week old Russian Orloff..legs..something worse?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kapy4, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. kapy4

    kapy4 In the Brooder

    Sep 27, 2009
    Healdsburg, California
    I got Sonja a week ago with two other chicks and she seemed fine, but she seems to have problems with one or both legs..
    but I really think it is the right leg. They are in a cage with a wooden floor and shavings. It isn't spraddled; it seems she can't stand still too long, or she sits down. She can walk, but not for very long...and it seems like she naps a lot?
    She eats, she drinks..but she is not much bigger than when I got her..the other two purchased at the same time are
    a lot bigger. She still looks like a week old??

    Any ideas? I put her in a cage...by herself..thinking maybe the other two chicks were too rough..but there hasn't been
    any improvement.

    Thank you.

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