red feet and moving slow! (not an emergency:-)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Wilmer Gehman, Mar 27, 2018.

  1. Wilmer Gehman

    Wilmer Gehman Songster

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    I have a Russian chicken that is slow in going after treats and walks more on her toes. Here legs are orangeish red on the side and her feet are red between the toes. When I throw treats to the flock, she almost gets runover!:rolleyes: I checked her crop and its fine. She seems other wise to be fine. Any suggestions on whats wrong?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Waiting on a Fresh Garden Salad

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    Red between the toes is normal, and generally a sign of good health. Some chickens aren't as food driven as others.
     
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  3. Eggcessive

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    She may be low in the pecking order. I have some who won’t come and join the others for treats because the others keep them away. Just keep an eye on her and try to give her a treat when she is alone. My hens and roosters sometimes have reddish legs and feet which can signify fertility in some colors of legs.
     
  4. Wilmer Gehman

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    Thanks! She seems to be okay. :thumbsupI love BYC!
     
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  5. Eggcessive

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    Good to hear that she is okay, and most of us love BYC too.
     

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