Sick Barred Rock Limping

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by fredwiff, Oct 15, 2013.

  1. fredwiff

    fredwiff New Egg

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    I have a sick Barred Rock hen, she has been sitting in the nest for days, when she does get up to walk around she limps. One foot still works ( I can see her move claws) but she doest want to put weight on it. she is at full weight, eats and drinks. She is in a backyard coup with 2 sex links. any ideas?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. SpeckledHills

    SpeckledHills Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also check her for a Slipped Achilles Tendon in her hock joint. There is info on that on the Poultry Podiatry page on the website below.
     

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