whats wrong with my 2 week old chick ????

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Daniel_2kaii9, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. Daniel_2kaii9

    Daniel_2kaii9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hey, somethings wrong with one of my silkie X old english game chick [​IMG]

    his feet are weird and hes like walking on his elbow (well the bendy part in there leg so thay can bend there legs and lay down)

    he seems ok just walking on the bendy part of his leg

    sorry if thats no help [​IMG]

    thanks

    ~Daniel~
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I'm sorry Daniel. Not sure what's going on with that. Did you hatch this chick yourself? Has he always been like this or is it a new problem?
     
  3. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Spraddle leg?
     
  4. Daniel_2kaii9

    Daniel_2kaii9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i only seen him like this today

    yeah i hatched him myself
     
  5. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like maybe a slipped tendon (I think that is what it's called). Can you straighten the leg and splint it? Maybe that will help.
     
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2010
  6. OhMyItsAndyy

    OhMyItsAndyy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is his little bum losing feathers?

    One of mine was walking like that for a couple of weeks and now all her fluff is gone from around her vent to her legs... But she seems happy ad healthy. Same for you?

    I think if thats the case, probably just a little weak on his legs. Mines getting stronger now x
     
  7. Daniel_2kaii9

    Daniel_2kaii9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:sounds like the same but i havent really looked at his/her fluff by its vent but i'll look tomorrow and update you all

    hes/shes healthy and eating drinking trying to jump on the roost but it cant get on the roost [​IMG]

    as soon as i seen her/him like that i thought spraddle leg but [​IMG]
     

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