Splayed Leg Help????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rnoyster, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. rnoyster

    rnoyster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jan 20, 2009
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    Hey everyone, I have heard about splay leg and I think that I may have a chick with that problem. One leg seems fine, but the other one sticks out to the side. The chick doesn't appear to be in any pain, but cannot move around as well as the others in the clutch. Can someone explain what and how I go about working with this to attempt to correct the situation? Or, is it really not able to be corrected?
    Thanks,
    Dick
     
  2. RendonRoo

    RendonRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2009
    ft. worth
    I worked with one for about 2 weeks and it didn't help. Many ppl here have had success with splints. If you search slayed leg here you can get detailed directions on how to do it. Hope you have better luck than i did but like i said many seem to have luck. May have something to do with cause. It can be genetic or an injury from what i've read. Good Luck
     

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