broken toe

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Guippmunk, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. Guippmunk

    Guippmunk New Egg

    Mar 25, 2015
    My 6 week old Americauna hen just broke her middle right to. I found her hanging upside down by it. The toe got caught in the handle of a feeder. The toe is completely broken. crushed and loose just before the second joint. She is trying as hard as she can to stay off it (just happened 4 hours ago). However, she can still move (limp) around with the other chickens, but she tends to lay down and hide. Can you please help.[​IMG]
  2. McFamily

    McFamily New Egg

    May 2, 2015
    South Georgia
    Nobody replied? I had one of our cockerels get underfoot this evening and I could hear/feel his toe (or ligament) snap. Absolutely disgusting feeling. How is your hen doing?
  3. Akrnaf2

    Akrnaf2 The educated Rhino Premium Member

    Jul 5, 2014
    Center of Israel
    You need to support the broken toe!
    A. You need to cut from a plastic bottle or container a shape like fig number #1 According to your chicken leg.
    B. you need to put the chicken leg on the plastic shape and you need to Wrap the leg with a bandage tape("type":confused:) see fig#2
    C. Fig#3 show you the position of the leg in plastic shape.
    The leg should be in the shape for 7-12 days.
    Last edited: May 2, 2015

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