update on my "Crip" chick....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by nicoletm24, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. nicoletm24

    nicoletm24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok...so i took some advice from a fellow BYC member...and bandaged up her hocks that were wore raw [​IMG]

    this is how she is now.......... actually OFF THE GROUND!!!!!!!!!!!!
    she is having some issues with balance, and HATES the band aid's...she keeps messing with them. but instead of her belly on the ground this is what I got......

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    she can hold herself up [​IMG]
    it's a HUGE improvement from just hours ago where she couldn't even get her butt off the ground!!!!

    I'm staying SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO positive right now!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    please keep "crip" in your prayers tonight! she needs ALLLLL the help she can get!

    her feet still turn in, but, i figure that if I can get her legs working right......then her feet will come next!

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    positive thinking and so much help from my fellow BYC peeps!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thank you so much [​IMG]

    she still might not make it, but at least I've tried!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my gosh!!! That is the cutest, sweetest chick EVER!!! Prayers going up for the lil' darling.
     
  3. nicoletm24

    nicoletm24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    shes my rock star! [​IMG]
     
  4. Xanthro

    Xanthro Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome update!!

    I hope she gets stronger and stronger.
     
  5. sunshine23

    sunshine23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she's a cutie, I hope she gets fully recovered [​IMG]
     
  6. OregonChickenGal

    OregonChickenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's great. I'm happy for both of you!! [​IMG]
     
  7. nicoletm24

    nicoletm24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think she likes being spoiled! haha
    i've got her legs bandaged up, but been carrying her around all day [​IMG]
    shes lovin it....not getting run over by her brothers and sisters.....
     
  8. saylernsaxonsmom

    saylernsaxonsmom Out Of The Brooder

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    She's looking so much better than the first shot! I'm glad your hard work is paying off!
     
  9. GeeVee

    GeeVee Out Of The Brooder

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    that is great that you are fighting so hard for this little helpless fella! best of luck!
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Crip needs a more positive - stronger name how about Criptonite (Iknow it's spelled wrong) but look what it could do to superman. She/he is a doll!!
     

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