Broken toes

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by meekasmom, May 22, 2012.

  1. meekasmom

    meekasmom Songster

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    I just bought 4, 17 week old pullets and discovered that two of them have some broken toes. Is this common? They were in a group of at least 100 pullets raised together as day old chicks. None of them are roosting yet but will this interfere with them being able to roost? This is the first time I've bought chickens and didn't know that something like this happens.
     
  2. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Crowing

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    If it's 100 it's probably common, my BO lived with 2 others, and didn't know how to land (or use her wings.) she broke a couple of her toes, but she has never shown any sign of pain down at her toes.
     

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