We have 3 day old chicks!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by [email protected], Mar 14, 2011.

  1. nelsontheresa2@tractor

    [email protected] Chirping

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    my husband and I purchased some baby chicks at an omish auction. there are 2 that have leg deformities. they cant walk they scoot. one is healthy the other fairly heathly. what is this and can it be fixed. I cant bear to see it die. we have other older chickens also and are enjoying the heck out of learning new things, and raising more and more.
     
  2. dawg53

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    Welcome to BYC. I recommend you type "spradle leg" in the search box. You'll find alot of info on it.
     
  3. CathyM

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    [​IMG] Welcome! I'm also still a newbie, and I'm happy to say this is a very friendly, experienced group!
     
  4. 4-H chicken mom

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. Good luck! [​IMG]
     
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  6. Wild Trapper

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  7. NewHopePoultry

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  8. feather and mountain man

    feather and mountain man Corn fed Indiana farmgirl

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    Welcome and spradle leg is what has happened and if caught early it can be fixed. So up and to the left is a Search area, type in spradle leg and it should take you to several threads regarding this health issue Or you can goto Emergencies /diseases/ injuries and ask the question directly there to get help

    Hope you get the help you need! [​IMG]
     
  9. Desert Rooster

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  10. Attack Chicken

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