Chick crooked toes still bent

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Dark4, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. Dark4

    Dark4 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a chick with crooked toes that I didn't know you could fix until she was a week old. So at nine days old I started the tape and cardboard splint treatment. I've had them on for a week now and she's improved graitly (she no longer steps on her toe) now she can walk on the balls of her feet. But she still has crooked toes, Should I continue to tape them or is she ok now?
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I would continue treatment until no further progress is noticed.

    Glad it is doing better.

    Imp
     
  3. mysilkiebrood

    mysilkiebrood Out Of The Brooder

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    i have a 4 day old silkie chick...i noticed that the moms were just ignoring her so i brought in the house .upon inspection i noticed that her one foot looks like its not right she wil grasp my finger but her foot sometimes is bent backwards... i want to try to save her would a splint work for this unjury???
     
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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