1. farmer4eva

    farmer4eva Out Of The Brooder

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    hello
    so we think our chick has rickets. but we have a few questions:
    what are the symtoms
    is it treatable in a 2 1/2 week old chick
    how do you treat it
    and anything else
    if anyone has any tips about this it would be great
    thanks
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

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  3. farmer4eva

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    Well it seems that her right hock joint is twisted backwards, but it will bend normal she just wont do it. i will try to post pictures.
     
  4. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Rickets likely would not show up so early if she is eating a balanced diet. She may have a slipped tendon or something similar.
     
  5. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

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  6. farmer4eva

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    Thanks a lot for all of the info but she ended up going to the vets and they x rayed her and found out it was a deformity
     

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