Broken toe??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by AbiandAmi, Oct 22, 2013.

  1. AbiandAmi

    AbiandAmi Out Of The Brooder

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    I have tried to upload photos to this post but I am not sure if they have worked.
    Anyway my white leghorn hen has a bent toe on each foot and I am wondering if they are broken or if this is normal? she doesn't seem to be in any pain.
    Please let me know if I should be concerned
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Nope, not broken, just a case of twisted toes. It's a defect that occurs when the bird is still a chick and can be fixed at that point, but if it's not, that's okay. As long as it doesn't cause her mobility issues, it's fine :)
     
  3. AbiandAmi

    AbiandAmi Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh thanks for that! So it wouldn't be causing her any pain??
     
  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Shouldn't be! I have a barred rock with one twisted toe that I rescued and she seems perfectly fine with it, no pain.
     
  5. GhettoRoo

    GhettoRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine 5 years old rooster, after I let him out of coop, just started to fight other rooster, 2-3 jumps till I seperated them, and he got twisted middle toe, looks like he aint feel it. Was pretty cold day and he was like from roost, so toes was kinda stiff or what. I put him in little brooder with straw under now, where he cant kind a move much.
    This is not good condition for rooster. And I keep this one for all his lifetime.
    Suggestions on that?
     
  6. Chickens126

    Chickens126 Just Hatched

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    I have a Welsummer that might have a broken toe, pretty sure it's broken! What do I do? It seems like it's been broken for a while!
     

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