Splint for a three day old bantam?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by orumpoultry, Apr 4, 2012.

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    orumpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicks came into work today. Customer pointed out a chick to me, ended up taking the little guy ( and another that doesn't seem to be doing to hot ) home. Whatever they are, they're buff in color and feather legged.

    The first chick has a possible break in it's joint area. Not the joint itself, but just above it. Without shaving the area I can't be certain. I don't even think he will make it through the night, but, if he does... Has anyone ever put a splint on a bantam this small? A toothpick almost seems to big...
     
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    orumpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well the little guy didn't make it, gave the others some sugar water and everyone else is doing fantastic.
     

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