Chick with crooked toes

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by JustMandy, Apr 22, 2011.

  1. JustMandy

    JustMandy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2010
    I have 4 week old blue/splash marans. One has crooked toes. She walks fine and seems normal. Is this a problem? Does it mean I've done something wrong?

    I've hatched and raised chicks before. They are in a large plastic tote with pine shavings for bedding. Eating Medicated Chick starter from Tractor Supply, drinking water from a chicken licker nipple waterer. They have not been outside or given any treats besides hard boiled yolk a couple times.

    I'll try again to get pics but they were not very cooperative when I tried a few minutes ago.
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Quote:If the chick walks fine and seems normal...eating and drinking... I wouldnt worry about it. Something couldve happened with the hatch or could possibly be a genetic issue.

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