Troubled Australope

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 4lovelyladies, Sep 12, 2016.

  1. 4lovelyladies

    4lovelyladies New Egg

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    I'm hoping someone can help me figure out what is wrong with my Australope. She is having trouble walking. She will go a few steps and then lay down. She is eating and drinking fine, but doesn't go up on the roost at night with the other girls. It has been going on for almost three weeks and doesn't seem to be getting any better, maybe worse. She doesn't have any swelling in her legs but seems to take weight off left side before she lays down.
    Any help would be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Does she show pain when you handle her? Is she limping? Have you checked for bumble foot?
     
  3. 4lovelyladies

    4lovelyladies New Egg

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    She loves to just sit on my lap and be held, so no on handling. She just seems to try and put more weight on right foot when she is standing. Even when standing to eat she would rather lay down.
    What is bumblefoot? I will look that up and see if she does.
    Thank you for response!
     
  4. 4lovelyladies

    4lovelyladies New Egg

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    I just looked it up and went to look at her feet. Both look great. No bumble foot.
     

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