Chick with wierd bent toes (PICS) Not life threatening.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by write2caroline, Jul 5, 2010.

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  1. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chick - I think Speckled Sussex, hatch date 6/14, 3 weeks old today [​IMG][/img]


    We have a bunch of chicks and primarily I have been concerned with general health and well being and so 6-14 hatch date, just noticed yesterday that one of the chicks has kind of wierd bent and kind of curled toes - I will post a picture in a minute.


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    Is it too late to tape them straight?

    Would it be a good idea to try?

    And would I use q-tips as braces?

    Any suggestions?

    She is fine otherwise- gets around fine, eats well, drinks well. She can perch too.

    I feel badly that it took me so long to notice.

    Caroline Lingaitis
     
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  2. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    didn't know how to put "crooked toe" on to your post so looked it up and bumped it up for you. [​IMG] Look @ bumped up post "crooked toe". Never too late to try... couldn't hurt.
     
  3. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Maddie;

    I guess I will be making her some duck taped shoes and see if they help her get her toesies straightened out. Thanks for bumping that up. I also read that it could be a vitamin deficiency but none of the others are effected so I will try the shoes first and get some baby vitamins next.

    Thanks again
    Caroline
     
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