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Bird legs

Please post any questions here about problems that are specific to birds or exotic pets, such as llamas and reptiles.
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Bird legs

Post by critters » Tue Sep 06, 2016 8:53 am

This book ... mal+wisdom has a story "Whose Birds Are These?" (p. 22) that describes how to wrap a baby bird in a diaper to correct "sprawl-legged" baby birds BEFORE the baby's bones harden.

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Re: Bird legs

Post by LisainCAN » Wed Oct 05, 2016 6:50 am

In chickens, when they are splayed, I have successfully used a small bandage or piece of medical tape to "tie" both legs together, leaving about an inch of space in between. You also have to make sure that they are on a surface that allows them to have good traction.

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