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7 week old chick with crooked toes

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by branston, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. branston

    branston Chirping

    May 23, 2011
    I bought 15 7 week old chicks at the weekend to add to my flock (currently quarentined in my garage) and noticed that one has the middle toe on each foot crooked. Is it too late for me to splint the toes? Many thanks

  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    I would just feel the toes.....If you can straighten them without hurting the chicken, then you could try and put a little splint on the toe, but if they seem firmly shaped, like the bone is set, then I guess he/she will have to stay that way.

    Crooked Toe might be a good name for that little chick! CT for short. [​IMG]

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