Silkie Leg Problem

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by peepswiththepoof, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. peepswiththepoof

    peepswiththepoof Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my beautiful light blue Silkie was fine one day and then her leg looked like this the next:

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    My assumption is that she tried to squeeze through the 2 x 4 wire separating the pens and got hung up on it. Not sure though? The leg just hangs out to the side...almost backwards at times. She is getting around just fine, but it's more of dragging the leg and flapping the wing to scoot from one place to the next.

    Does anyone have any idea if there is a way to fix the problem or is she just going to be a special needs for the rest of her life?
     

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