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

kevlar

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Aug 17, 2011
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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?
 
well I guess I will have to cull it unless anyone has any other ideas
 
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.
 
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
 
I'm sorry that your chick was hurt and didn't survive.
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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).
 
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