Bent toes

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by PJCluck, Sep 1, 2010.

  1. PJCluck

    PJCluck Out Of The Brooder

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    Two of my 16 birds suddenly have what look like bent toes (each has one bent toe), as if they were caught in a fence or the roost somehow. They seem to be walking okay still. Should I splint them or just leave them alone?
     
  2. buildingmyark

    buildingmyark Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is the toe curled under or bent like a right angle?
     
  3. PJCluck

    PJCluck Out Of The Brooder

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    Upon closer inspection, one hen has the same toe on each foot bent backward - doubled back even. It's the outside toe on each foot. Perhaps this is a deformity? Another hen has one toe (again, the outside toe) bent at an angle greater than 90 degrees.
     

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