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Date Posted: 17:35:42 06/20/13 Thu
Author: D C T -- friendly poultry orthopedist
Subject: Re: Peachick leg problems
In reply to: Mindy Knox 's message, "Re: Peachick leg problems" on 15:37:59 06/20/13 Thu

I doubt that the wire bottom is the cause. But when I use
a mini-coop with hardware cloth bottom I always prevent
feet from having contact with wire by covering floor with
paper feed bag but now that paper has been replaced with
plastic weave I use large cat food bags (paper).
Anyhow I see evidence of "twisted tibia". Twisted tibia
is certain to get worse if not given effective treatment.
I use the "night taping" method which I first used on a
two week old pea pullet named Firestone for a tire brand
that had a bad defect in the year that she hatched.
Firestone is an old peahen with NO defect in legs.
You are going to want to know all about "night taping"
but I am about to go to a Church supper so must get
going. But I hope to be back online later tonight.
But while I am gone you can read the other posts on my
forum. The topic of twisted tibia comes up way too often.
And I have just ONE method of treating it.

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