Broken toe nail

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HerbsAndSpice, Jun 16, 2017.

  1. HerbsAndSpice

    HerbsAndSpice Out Of The Brooder

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    So I am new to this, and I have my first mild injury! My 5 week old grey bird (maybe EE roo) has broken the nail off his toe all the way down to the skin. Hard to see in the photo. No blood but it's dirty. I tried to wash it off. Doesn't seem to bother him. The broken nail is at a 90 degree angle and doesn't break off easily. I'm afraid it will heal that way. Advice?
     

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  2. 13ChickenGirl

    13ChickenGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Put flour to stop bleeding. Not sure about it healing like that though. :confused:
     

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