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 In 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 In 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 Crowing

    [​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

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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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