Turned foot on 10-12 week Buff

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Royal Red, May 25, 2017.

  1. Royal Red

    Royal Red Chirping 5 Years

    Apr 15, 2013
    Hello, I have new batch of chicks 10/12 weeks now. Separated from mature hens and no roosters. Have been slowly introducing them so far so good. Except found one stuck behind the feed box this morning as I was filling and cleaning as if to protector herself from the mature hens. I had to slowly help unwedge her and noticed she is now limping. With a closer inspection has revealed one foot is turned in. I currently have her in a separate cage and have given her a little aspirin water and included one of her companions for comfort and warmth. Should I be concerned or at what point? Uploaded picture. Noticed she adjusted her foot in one of pic straight again. Is this normal for a chicken to twist their foot or could this be a hip issue? Thanks for your feedback.

    Royal Red
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  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Must hatch more Premium Member Project Manager

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
    Not normal to twist it like that.
    Do you notice any swelling?

    Why are you giving her aspirin? (curious)

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