Baby chick with combined toes.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rirbrahma, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. rirbrahma

    rirbrahma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My new baby chick has 2 toes that are combined by extra skin. It looks separate with skin attached through the middle.
    SHould I cut it and bandage it up?
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Sort of like a webbing, then? I wouldn't do anything unless the chick had trouble walking. If it did have trouble, then I would make sure I used a very sharp, sterile knife or even super sharp scissors and just snip it quickly.

    Then it would need some bandaging. I really wouldn't do it if the chick wasn't having trouble though.....

    Sharon
     

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