URGENT limping chicken I don't know what's wrong!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Dina431, Jun 15, 2019.

  1. Dina431

    Dina431 In the Brooder

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    20190615_163659.jpg I have a chicken and yesterday I noticed she could barely walk and something was wrong with her leg. I immediately separated her knowing that the other chickens would pick on her. Today I checked on her and started researching things that could be wrong and I still dont know what it is. I have a picture of her feet incase it is bumblefoot but i cant tell.
     
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  2. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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    Any other symptoms? Sounds more like sickness to me:confused:
     
  3. Dina431

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    No it's just limping on her left leg and shes eating food fine and drinking water
     
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  4. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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    Maybe just give her a couple days and see if things get better. (Or worse) she may just have a sore foot.

     
  5. Dina431

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    Ok
     
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  6. CJLR

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    Is she putting her weight on it
     
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  7. CluckNDoodle

    CluckNDoodle Crowing

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    I don't think I see bumblefoot, they look like nice healthy chicken toes. Is her leg going out to the side to where it could be a slipped tendon?
    I accidentally STEPPED on my chicken's foot once. I felt terrible but she was limping for a couple few days and was then perfectly fine. Your chicken may have just hurt herself temporarily. I hope she recovers quickly!
     
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  8. CluckNDoodle

    CluckNDoodle Crowing

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    Now if she seems really stiff you may want to be more cautious of something like Mareks disease...
     
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  9. Dina431

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    Shes trying not to and mostly laying down. Ut when she does get up she wobbles around
     
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    Its not stiff when I was first checking for problems I was bending both of her legs and she would just pull away on her left leg which is the one that is hurting her... also she is one of my more skittish chickens and now when I go up to her she let's me pick her up and hold her without trying to get away
     

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