Splayed legs, how long to tape?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by scrambledmess, Mar 6, 2014.

  1. scrambledmess

    scrambledmess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I posted on the 4th about having a chick that couldn't stand. I don't know if it was a true splayed leg, but that is how I ended up treating it. The chick will now stand and walk with its legs taped. But it still falls down and sits on its hunches most of the time. I worry if I take the tape off, it will revert back to the way it was before. How long can I leave the tap in place? How long does it usually take to correct this problem?
     
  2. scrambledmess

    scrambledmess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chick answered the question for me. I came home from work tonight and the tape was pulled off and the chick is up standing a walking. I had a hard time figuring out which one it was.
     

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