Wife took chicks to daycare, now my Wyandote has a messed up leg *with pics*

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kevlar, May 23, 2012.

  1. kevlar

    kevlar In the Brooder

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    well the topic says most of it this chick was fine when I got to work and when I got home we noticed that one of the chicks she brought to the kids day care now has a leg that is turned way out almost backwards. Any Ideas? what should I do?[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. kevlar

    kevlar In the Brooder

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    well I guess I will have to cull it unless anyone has any other ideas
     
  3. I'm sorry to say I had one that looked like that in my order, I seperated it for its safety, but unfortunately did not survive.
     
  4. kevlar

    kevlar In the Brooder

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    well I'm wondering if one of the kids dislocated its leg/knee somehow or maybe broke it, should I try to splint it? I can rotate his foot allmost all the way backwards but it does not seem to be in pain until I try to rotate it forwards again.
     
  5. Suzierd

    Suzierd Crowing

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    I would do a search on chick hurt leg at the top in the search area. Also do a search on splay leg which can be fixed. It's important to catch it early. Good luck
     
  6. RedDrgn

    RedDrgn Anachronistic Anomaly

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    I'm sorry that your chick was hurt and didn't survive. [​IMG]

    Chicks and little kids do not mix, though. Chicks are not only delicate, but potential carriers of salmonella (and kids are incautiously hand-to-mouth about everything).
     
  7. Suzierd

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  8. Suzierd

    Suzierd Crowing

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    How's your little chick doing?
     

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