Broken toe

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by maidenwolfx80, Oct 17, 2012.

  1. maidenwolfx80

    maidenwolfx80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a turkey with a broken toe poor thing. I have been giving her childrens tylenol an vit/min daily. I also have been wrapping it with vetwrap. It has been this way almost a week and she seems to be walking a bit better but still a limp. It is her outside facing toe but not the small back toe. I plan to let it heal, I will continue the tylenol and vit.min supplement but is there anything else I should do? Or does anyone have a suggestion that differs from what I plan to do?
     
  2. weirdturkeyfreak

    weirdturkeyfreak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    other than a splint there's really nothing else you can do (that i know of). because my turkey
    had brokentoe as well but the vet said there's really no point
    I hope i helped!
     
  3. maidenwolfx80

    maidenwolfx80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought about a popsicle stick splint but didnt know if it would just get in her way to walk.
     
  4. Try a splint... The small size of the toe might cause difficulty.
     
  5. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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  6. maidenwolfx80

    maidenwolfx80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like to make a spliint, she is 4-5 months old, I worrried about it effecting how she walked being older. What things can I use for one that old?

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    Here she is doing her fav thing after I give her mediciine
     

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