Spraddle leg, constipation, and not eating.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jke241, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. jke241

    jke241 Out Of The Brooder

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    I took on the responsibility of a chick who has Spraddle leg she is about 3 days old and I have had her for about two days. I have wrapped her legs with a bandaid because of the Spraddle leg which i think is getting a little better. She refuses to eat and drink unless I dip her beak in the water, bit she then still only drinks a little. I have not found any poop in the cage for 24 hours so I looked at her vent and it seemed swollen, so I held her in warm water for about 15 minutes and dried her of. She still hasn't pooped. What do I do?
    Thank you so much for reading.
    Jack
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  4. Bluebee

    Bluebee Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and [​IMG]!!! x2 on liz9910's advice, and good luck!
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Howdy from Kansas, jke241, and [​IMG]! Happy to have you with us!
     
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    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] she may have internal problems that you wouldn't be aware of- does she have a vent opening???
     

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