Update on Injured Leg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenthyme, Jul 12, 2019 at 1:25 PM.

  1. chickenthyme

    chickenthyme In the Brooder

    Feb 3, 2018
    Well my girl that hurt her leg a month ago hasn't improved. She lays down a lot but still eating and drinking and pooping normal and does manage to get up on roost at night but seems like instead of making small gains on improvement, it seems she's slightly worse. Just such a difficult thing when I know so little. Thanks for your caring input!
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Enabler

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Can you get an xray of the leg by a vet to see if there is a broken bone? I have had two different hens who suffered leg injuries. One got better in 6 weeks, and one always limped and never got better, although she hung out with her flock for a couple of years. Does she seem to have feeling in the injured foot and leg? Does she hold it up or does she put weight on it or drag it? Do you have any pictures?

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