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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CTChickenMom, Oct 15, 2014.

  1. CTChickenMom

    CTChickenMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Much to my delight, this little hen I was given is making some progress. To make a long story short, she's had a vitamin deficiency since she was in the shell. Her biggest issue now is to get her legs functioning like they should. She has weakness in her legs that has given her an adult version of spraddle leg; she can not keep her legs under her. Any ideas on how to help her out?

    Also, the tendons in her legs are tight so I need to find a way to keep her legs in the position that they should be.
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  2. toynutz

    toynutz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a little cutie! Google chicken sling... it might help.
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Is this the little chicken that you posted on recently that had something causing blindness, and symptoms that sounded possibly like Mareks? Have you noticed the eyes becoming gray? Chicken slings are good to use sometimes in chickens who cannot stand properly.
     
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    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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