Connection between stargazing and crooked toes?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Serina81, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. Serina81

    Serina81 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all, I've rarely ever had chicks with either of these conditions, but have suddenly had a rash of both. Is there some connection between these two issues?
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Stargazing is caused by a thiamine deficiency. Crooked toes can be genetic or riboflavin deficiency. Purchase Avian Super Pack to treat these and other vitamin/mineral deficiencies. Dosage is 1/4 teaspoon per gallon of water for 5 days.
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  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Are they ones you hatched? Do they survive?

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