silkie chick with broken leg!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by joe17, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. joe17

    joe17 Songster

    Nov 25, 2009
    I have a porcelain silkie chick that is about a month old that has a broken leg. It cant use it at all and cant even hop. I think it is broken at hip. I will try to post a pic tomorrow. I have it in a bucket full of hay so it can stay stable. I will give it poly vi sol and boiled eggs in the morning. It doesnt chirp loudly like it is in pain either. How do I make a cast? What position should the leg be in when I splint it? I think I will use gauze, medical tape, and medical wrap. Should I give it aspiran? If so, how much?? Help!
  2. joe17

    joe17 Songster

    Nov 25, 2009
    When I picked it up, it kept pooping and pooping. It had a bunch of poo on it butt when I found it. I just shaved her bottom to help with that too.
  3. cristina33

    cristina33 Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    i dont have any answers for you but i hope someone can help you
  4. Afrochicken

    Afrochicken Chirping

    Aug 7, 2010
    Toms River, NJ
    i have a chicken with a broken leg too. it wasnt high up so we put a splint on it. if its at the thigh maybe try some cloth wraped around the thigh? idk im a newbie at chicken injuries/diseases sorry i cant help much good luck with ur chick [​IMG]

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