spraddle leg help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by austinhart123, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    Los Angeles CA
    i have a little chick that is about 4-5 days old and since yesterday ive noticed it has spraddle leg
    i tried to use a bandaid to hold her legs together but she just tries to run falls on her face and then just lies there while the other chicks peck the bandaid
    any advice on how i can save this poor little girl
     
  2. verthandi

    verthandi Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 18, 2007
    Maine
    They do fall some when you first put the leg band on. They can look pretty pathetic sometimes. Can you set her up in her own little area for a while? I have used another clear plastic container within the brooder with good luck. I haven't had much luck getting the band aids to stay on, but vet wrap stays on well and it has a little give to it.
     

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