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Dr. Pat, Bird Veterinarian
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She seems to have broken her leg at the knee joint? It's

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She seems to have broken her leg at the knee joint? It's already been 4 days and we have her isolated. Should I wrap with Coban?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: No wound. Leg looks normal from the outside, but no weight bearing.
JA: What is the bird's name?
Customer: Honkers lol
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the bird?
Customer: No. She was pushed by a bigger hen into a dirt indentation on the ground of the coop.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Bird Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 3 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian & I would like to help you with your wee one today.

How long has she had these signs?

Does she have any use of the leg?

Can she bear any weight?

If you feel this area, any swellings, or bony crunching?

Any fever?