Splay-Legged Chicks. Help!!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 4 Georgia Hens, Mar 10, 2018.

  1. 4 Georgia Hens

    4 Georgia Hens Crowing

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    Howdy y’all!
    I just got 7 silkie chicks, and 5 of them have splay leg. I have medical tape and I’m willling to manually feed them Until their healed. They are 2 days old. I need help!!!! Some of them are worse than others. I don’t want ANY to die!!!!!!!!! Please help me!!
     
  2. Rainstripe

    Rainstripe In the Brooder

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  3. Dolce Vita Chicks

    Dolce Vita Chicks In the Brooder

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    Hi. Was about to write a question and saw this thread. Not sure what "splay leg" is? Or if this is the same issue one of my chicks has? I have a little plump 6 week old chick, who is "squatting" and not interested in walking around. When it does walk, it walks like a penquin! It is eating and growing and it generally doing well. Lazy?!? Any advice would be gratefully accepted.
     
  4. crazy rooster34

    crazy rooster34 Chirping

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  5. Dolce Vita Chicks

    Dolce Vita Chicks In the Brooder

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    Sorry for delay in responding. Many thanks for the info. Chicks doing well.
     
  6. getreal

    getreal Songster

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    how do you set up a place for them so they can eat and drink
     

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