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Baby quails...bent feet

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by gdgm1967, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. gdgm1967

    gdgm1967 New Egg

    Apr 5, 2012
    Hi, only 2/12 hatched yesterday, rest look like nothing happening....not good start! Anyway, both seem to have very backwardly bent feet. I see posts about shoes etc., but these are so tiny compared to hen chicks. Any advice?? I think i may keep them in the incubator with food and water for a while as the brooder is large (for how many I thought I was going to get!). Is that an ok idea? Thanks, Greg
  2. Strange_Screams

    Strange_Screams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 5, 2010
    Salado Texas
    Keep trying and adjust your settings. I hope someone else has some more advice.
  3. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

    Mar 20, 2012
    You can use a pipe cleaner and then wrap vetrap around the toe. Just downsize it for a quail chick.

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