Swollen Legs / Hampshire Red

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by crohrer, Aug 17, 2014.

  1. crohrer

    crohrer Hatching

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    Note sure what to think about chickens legs swollen and bowed inward?[​IMG]
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

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  3. Chickie Baby

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    May want to look at gout as well. I'm not at all familiar with it but it causes the legs to swell like this.
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

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    Gout usually includes swollen feet as in the photo below:

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  5. crohrer

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    I see not signs of gout. The Leg- Horn thread is the same as what ours looks like. Our Hampshire seems clumsy with his feet as he steps on himself. The legs are hard to the touch.
     

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