Crooked toe question.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Staley, Jul 18, 2016.

  1. Staley

    Staley Out Of The Brooder

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    I am wondering if the chickens with crooked toes are going to need nail trimming. So far they don't but I am interested in the experience of others. Ours free range all day and I can't catch them without a lot of fuss and getting the rooster really angry. One has a toe on each foot that is crooked and I didn't notice it till this month. I'm guessing genetic since it's semetrical. Another has just one crooked toe but it is crooked enough that the nail doesn't appear to touch the ground. I just noticed that one today. For her I am thinking an injury? They are both 5 mo old and did not have crooked toes as chicks.
     
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2016
  2. Wyorp Rock

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  3. Staley

    Staley Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. I had hoped with them freeranging I could avoid it but I didn't account for wonky toes.
     

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