BROKEN FOOT???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by coltsrox, Apr 28, 2008.

  1. coltsrox

    coltsrox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alright i'm really pnicked cause everythign seemed to be going ok with my 5week baby roo but now his middle toe(thing i don't know what u call it) but its likeent sideways but he doesn;t seem to be in any pain.whats going on?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Could be a brith defect that has just shown up. Sometimes they can get bent toes. You can make a brace for it if you want to see ifyou can get it to go straight again.
     
  3. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    If it's not causing any pain, don't worry about it. I have a rooster with a toe that is almost upside down. He moves and eats fine. I just will be sure not to breed him. :0
     
  4. coltsrox

    coltsrox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    really he's not allowed to breed?
     
  5. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    Some skeletal defects are genetic. You risk passing the gene on. However, depending on your flock, you may not care. [​IMG]
     
  6. coltsrox

    coltsrox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cool! okay thanx for the help!
     

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