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Tiny chick was trapped, now she's weak and holding her wing out? =(

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Sunshyne276, Mar 25, 2011.

  1. Sunshyne276

    Sunshyne276 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    *sigh* One of my tiniest little chicks, just brought her home from TSC yesterday, is acting injured or sick...
    I found her on her back behind the container I keep in the brooder to keep water/feed elevated on.
    She was stuck, as I had the container too close to the wall of the brooder, and the opening she was in was narrow.

    After getting her out, she keeps holding one wing up, seems chilled and off balance.
    I sat her on the side of the brooder with the heatlamp, and she seems to be getting her balance back,
    still seems weak, wobbly, and is holding her wing out from her body.

    Does it sounds like a broken wing? Not sure what to do! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2011
  2. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    It will be fine,just make sure it is eating and drinking.
     
  3. Sunshyne276

    Sunshyne276 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was able to get her to take a drink of water, so that is a good sign I guess?
     

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