spraddle leg or what?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gittinrdun2356, Apr 12, 2008.

  1. gittinrdun2356

    gittinrdun2356 In the Brooder

    Mar 25, 2008
    mattoon ill
    [​IMG]i have a cornish rooster 6 weeks old that cant walk this morning and keeps his balance with his wing he eats, but he just lays there now and cant get up he just balances back and forth does he have spraddle or what could it be he has been with 150 other chicks and chickens for 6 weeks. can he be eaten
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Sounds like you have cornish rocks right? It's pretty common for their legs to give out when they start to get really heavy. As long as he looks healthy becides a slipped tendon or weak joint, you can eat him.

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