Chicken with split tonails that are growing straight upwards! Please help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chickenfan4life, Dec 1, 2012.

  1. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 28, 2012
    Planet No
    Hey, everyone! I really need help with this. My buff laced Polish rooster named Dusty has always had his toenails growing straight upwards. I never really took notice until he started limping. Now I am concerned. Will he be okay?
  2. Angelpoo

    Angelpoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 26, 2012
    you cant do anything about it... i would wait... if they get ripped out... that sucks, but if he is in serious pain you might have to do it yourself. then when the new nails start to grow have something on his toes that keeps them down so they grow normal... sounds painfull... poor birdy. Chickens bleed to death really easy... i dont really know what opptions you have here... sorry wish i could help.

    best of luck


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