Turkey with limp leg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Paegglvr, May 17, 2009.

  1. Paegglvr

    Paegglvr Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 2 week old bronze broad breasted poult with a turned leg. When it walks it has a hard time and the left leg turns out and almost completely backward.

    Should I even bother trying to splint the leg? From what I've read so far it seems like there is no treatment for this condition. My other question, I bought these poults as meat birds, is it possible for this lame poult to reach a weight where it would be good to eat?
     

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