Urgent advice on splayed legs...pic added

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by amydurose, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. amydurose

    amydurose Out Of The Brooder

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    Ive taken the plasters off my chicks legs today after 7 days. Should I re-add them or do you think she (i think its a she) will be ok. Ive never done this before and really dont know what to do for the best with them.


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  2. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's tough - after 7 days they should be OK, yours is standing, I see, so maybe a day or two to adjust on paper towels will help? then, if it can't stand, I wsould do the leg tying again. Your chick actually looks really good!!!
     
  3. amydurose

    amydurose Out Of The Brooder

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    I will take out the shavings now. So u think I should leave it off for 2 days and see what happens.
     
  4. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She can stand and walkz? If so, I would - If her legs just go out from under her all the time, then i would bandage her up again, but yours looks like she is just trying to walk. Definitely leave her on paper towels instead of shavings
     
  5. amydurose

    amydurose Out Of The Brooder

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    I have taken your advice and the shavings are gone. I also took off the plasters on her toes and they look great. They were totally crossed over.

    She isnt falling over but she looks unsteady. She is attepting steps I will keep my eye on her today. thanks jerseygirl1

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  6. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    7 days seems like more than enough time, she may just be getting exercise!! Great job! I think she'll be fine!!!
     
  7. amydurose

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    thankyou
     

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