Turned out foot on day old Pekin

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by silk kristel, Oct 26, 2014.

  1. silk kristel

    silk kristel Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello all and Thankyou for taking the time to read this. ive just watched my Pekin chicks hatch and unfortunately one has a turned out foot. (Not leg) and His hock seems to be seized.
    His approx 6 hrs old now and not using that leg just his wing to move around
    Can I help this lil fella or will he need me to play Mother Nature in order to be fair to him:(
    Tia.
     
  2. Eggcessive

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    silk kristel Out Of The Brooder

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    Thankyou so very much:)

    He is on wood shavings atm with the mumma
    Shall I still move him?
     
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    silk kristel Out Of The Brooder

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    We visited the vet after my last msg and he was deformed. Nothing she could do for him so he was put to sleep:(
     
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    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    I'm sorry about your chick. It's really sad when they have leg deformities that prevent them from standing and walking, but it is fairly common with chicks. Many of these chicks from hatcheries are never seen because they are culled.
     

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