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3 day old with curled toes. -- How long in the "hospital" ???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TenOC, Sep 9, 2012.

  1. TenOC

    TenOC In the Brooder

    Aug 26, 2012
    My 3 day old has both feet with curled toes. I make a splint/mitten for the feet. However, the mitten is to slick for the chick to walk. So I put the chick in the "cardboard hospital" with a lot of paper towels to keep him/her upright.

    How long should the splint/mitten stay on????

  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Songster

    Jun 12, 2010
    Safford, Arizona
    I have a chickie with curled toes, . it was cause by her trying to get out of the shell . I was unable to help her toes, but she is fine and walking funny. she can jump in her nest and lay an egg.

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