Splay leg help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by RainbowMama, Jul 16, 2019.

  1. RainbowMama

    RainbowMama Chirping

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    i had one chick suddenlyunable to walk. Now I have a second one showing the same symptoms. Their legs are splayed out to the side and behind them. They drag one leg and hop around. Please help!
     
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  2. RhodeIslandRed5

    RhodeIslandRed5 Songster

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    Sounds like you need to give vitamin B!
     
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  3. RainbowMama

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    I have been giving them poly vi sol is that good enough?
     
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  4. coach723

    coach723 Crowing

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    How old are they? Can you post some pictures?
     
  5. RainbowMama

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    They are 3-1/2 weeks old.
     
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  6. RainbowMama

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  7. RainbowMama

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  8. RainbowMama

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    13E6B712-092E-48F2-8823-44B1611DB538.png 3-1/2 weeks old
     
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  9. RainbowMama

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    I have been giving them b complex vitamins crushedin their water plus tylan and poly visol...all in a syringe fed directly down their throats carefully. They still have an appetite and act normal other then they cant walk.
     
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  10. RainbowMama

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    Plus small doses of sugar water for energy
     
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