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silver sussex's feet are curled.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by shazza07, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. shazza07

    shazza07 Out Of The Brooder

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    hello i am new to keeping chickens, i work at a pet shop which has just gotten into selling chickens, all the chicks we sell are female and have been vacc. first one at work got sick with curled feet and i removed her to a smaller enclosure and put a soft blanket down for her to sit on, she seems a little better but im not sure if thats just becuase she doesnt have the other chickens walking over her. anyway last night i got home and it had happened to one of my chicks (they are approx 5 weeks old) the one at work is also a silver sussex. my silkie and my belgian d uccle are fine, i feed them chickstarter and i have just started them on a vit & mineral supplement in thier water.

    any advice on what could be cuasing this and how i can help her please [​IMG]
     
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    shazza07 Out Of The Brooder

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    her poop is normal and she is eating and drinking fine, still walking around but a little on her heels and with curled toes, stumbling a bit but just gets back up and tries again, every now and then she takes a few normal step. hope someone has some ideas.
     

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