roo limping what to do

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lrichards, Sep 24, 2008.

  1. lrichards

    lrichards In the Brooder

    Aug 22, 2008
    My roo recently cut his leg So I separated him and put him on antibiotics. He has been separated for about 4 days. He is still limping. Do I need to keep him quiet and not let him free range or will he get better faster if I let him out?
  2. redoak

    redoak Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
    I'd let him out and keep an eye on him if possible. If the other chickens start to pick on him, I'd isolate him again.
  3. LittleChickenRacingTeam

    LittleChickenRacingTeam On vacation

    Jan 11, 2007
    Ontario, CANADA
    I would keep him isolated from the others until the wound has healed. Chooks are notorious for pecking away at injured birds.

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