Swollen hock joint, HELP???

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  1. DuckyMama92

    DuckyMama92 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    My Pekin Buster's hock joint is swollen and she is limping a lot. What do i do? The earliest the vet can see her is next Friday or the Monday after but it's all during the day and I'm a teacher so i can't just take time off... And the emergency fee is insane. I don't want to have to pay $125 if the treatment might just be something I could do at home... I've been trying to soak in Epsom salts but the most she will take (without flapping away and hurting her foot more) is 10 minutes. Can I wrap, splint, isolate, something... helppppppplppl???

    Sincerely,

    Distressed Ducky Mama who can't afford an emergency fee :(
     
  2. DuckyMama92

    DuckyMama92 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]Trying to compare the two in this picture but she woudlnt hold still

    [​IMG]This is the joint that's okay and healthy.

    [​IMG]This is the swollen one

    [​IMG]The leg with the swollen joint also has raised scales?
     
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  4. mikeru

    mikeru Out Of The Brooder

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    See a vet to determine the best help for her.
     

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