spraddle leg chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by farmtrac 270, Feb 6, 2008.

  1. farmtrac 270

    farmtrac 270 New Egg

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    i have hobbled it with bandade how long do i need o keep the band aid on it to hobble it ??? is there any thing better to use then a band aid?it is only 1 day old !! hate to lose it sat 15 eggs and hatched 10 my first try so not doing too bad just hate to loose a nice chick !!thanks for any help
     
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2008
  2. scgamecock

    scgamecock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
    Band-aids don't seem to stick to the chick's fur to well.I have used first aid tape, it seems to work better.
     
  3. farmtrac 270

    farmtrac 270 New Egg

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    thank 's for the reply right now i have used croshay to make hobbles and seems to be doing better but would like to have outher options all ways a better mouse trap out there some where ?? i have seen times to keep the hobles on from 4 days to 3 weeks ?? any insight on this ??this is my first time hatching chicks i don't even have a coop built yet LOL !!!!10 in the bruder from first hatch and 17 more eggs in the incubater today and my friend has 20 more coming tomorow ??
     

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