Straddle/spray leg on one side?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by gahorseygal, Nov 3, 2016.

  1. gahorseygal

    gahorseygal New Egg

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    I've got it in a splint but it looks like his leg won't bend at the elbow/knee. It can't stand at all, just flaps around and gets no where :( is the splint my best option? Anything else I can do?
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    I like to use the Altman tape splint on small avians. Remember you don't need too much bandage material for the babies. A tiny application of Vet Wrap will work wonders in some cases. You have to weigh the pros and cons of bandaging, though. If the patient is so stressed that it will not eat or move about you'll have to think other treatments to try.

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