What's wrong with its legs?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by shelleyd2008, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I had only one of my golden lakenvelder eggs hatch yesterday morning. This chick is still walking on its 'elbows'? Like they do when they first hatch? What's up with its legs? They don't look twisted or anything, but it won't stand up right!
     
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    awh that sucks! If it was me, I'd do birdy therapy on him and set him up and make him walk on his legs, and even help bend them and such for him to help them get exercised. [​IMG] good luck with him!
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    ooh poor baby![​IMG]
     
  4. newchickenfamily

    newchickenfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    I had that happen too and the chick got over it after a few days. [​IMG]
     

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