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Black Toe? HELP!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by JoeTorres22, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. JoeTorres22

    JoeTorres22 New Egg

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    I bought this week old chick that appears to have a black toe. It's flexible but he's still running around, eating, and drinking. Should I cut it off? Could this lead to any serious injuries? HELP!
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    It could be frostbite. I would put Neosporin or Bacitracin ointment on it and leave it alone. It may fall off eventually, but he should be okay.
     
  3. JoeTorres22

    JoeTorres22 New Egg

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    What about vetericyn? Would that be better?
     
  4. chicklady234

    chicklady234 Out Of The Brooder

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    My chick has the same thing.. Her toe had its circulation cut off, but i removed what was causing the cut off. Has or did anything help with you?? Thanks ;)
     

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