chick stumbling around on curled toes

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Momma Hen, Mar 9, 2007.

  1. Momma Hen

    Momma Hen Out Of The Brooder

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    this morning my 2wk old SS Hamburg was fine. This evening she is stumbling around on curled toes. What's wrong with her, what do I do?
     
  2. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    that is pretty quick to happen...is she in a brooder set up or does she have access to other food sources outside the chickstarter??? What are you feeding her?
     
  3. Momma Hen

    Momma Hen Out Of The Brooder

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    She was in a brooder w/chick starter only. No other foodsource. I made the shoes but there was no change when I took them off this morning, just to "check". She seemed worse so I culled her in case it was something else. The rest of my biddies seem fine though. Hope they stay that way.
     
  4. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    [​IMG] I'm sorry to hear about your baby, but you did the right thing. It's the only awful part to keeping animals.
     
  5. Wes in Tx

    Wes in Tx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Next time you do the shoe deal leave them on for 3-4 days before taking them off and also you need to give some good vitamins.
     

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