Scottie victim is doing much better..but..limping hen now

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kindrcop, Aug 3, 2008.

  1. kindrcop

    kindrcop Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh me..I just thought I wouldn't have any problems with my girls!
    The injured hen is doing fine..but when I let the girls out of the hen house this morning, one came out and immediately sat down. She will stand just a bit and then sit down. I can't find any injuries on her legs. It's like it hurts her to stand.
    Any suggestions?

    THanks for all the help with the Russian Orloff..
    Susan
     
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    What is she eating, any other symptoms? How old is she - has she been laying regularly?
     
  3. kindrcop

    kindrcop Out Of The Brooder

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    She is free range except for the feed I give them in the feeder. We thought maybe she hurt herself getting off the roost. It is day 3 and she still will not put weight on her leg..just sticks out. If i pick it up, it just flops. I think it is broken. She has been eating when I put it in front of her. I keep her in the hospital pen away from the others.

    I don't know what else to do. She seems ok except for that.
     

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