Two poorly babies

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Unusedusername, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. Unusedusername

    Unusedusername New Egg

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    Hey,
    Any advice I have a Silkie chick with what might be a fused hip that won't move it's leg at all. It will move fine at the knee and ankle joints when I bend them but it won't do it itself.
    I also have a Rhode Island Red chick that was born with club foot. We tried to fix it with a chick boot but it progressed to having a dislocated knee joint so it's shin bone is turned to the side. We didn't know if we should strap them or what.
    They're both happy enough and eating, drinking, peeping away and happily running after us and climbing on us as well as they can but we were just concerned that maybe their disabilities may affect their good legs, like the other hips dislocating from over use or something.
    I'm a born worrier so any advice would be fab!
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  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Be Happy! Read more. Premium Member

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    Can you try to post pictures of your chicks?
    What you are describing makes complete sense to you, but to others...a picture is worth 1000 words.
     
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    Unusedusername New Egg

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  7. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Be Happy! Read more. Premium Member

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    poor things
    How old are they?
    Have they always been deformed or did this leg "thing" just happen?
     

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