Broken toe? Advice and help needed....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TracyLK, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. TracyLK

    TracyLK Out Of The Brooder

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    My Buff Orpington chick that is about 6-7 weeks old seems to have a bent/broken toe. She is walking fine, but it is bent and it doesn't lay flat like her other toes when she walks. Should I just leave it since it doesn't seem to bother her or should I intervene as it may cause more problems as she gets older? If I should intervene what should I do to help correct the problem? My first time with chicks and I am learning as I go. My chicks are still still not outside as I have a group of mixed aged chicks with some that are still not fully feathered, if that changes the situation at all. Thanks in advance [​IMG]
     
  2. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    Could you post a pic of the bent toe so I can see if it's curled?
     
  3. mrsfig

    mrsfig Out Of The Brooder

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    You can splint it or tape it straight. If it doesn't bother her I wouldn't worry about it.
     
  4. Player Hater

    Player Hater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i just broke my toe

    hurts like hell
     

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