Crooked toes....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Caat, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. Caat

    Caat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my 5-6 week old chantecler has "crooked toes" she walks around and perches just fine. Are her toes something I should be concerned abt? Will post pics when I get a chance
     
  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I have a rooster with crooked toes. He has bread with some of my hens and none of his chicks have had crooked toes.
     
  3. Rainbow Dash

    Rainbow Dash Out Of The Brooder

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    It is normal, to a degree, especially if they live on wire floors. Now, if she's having trouble walking, that's a different story...
     
  4. equinelyn

    equinelyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My RIR is 10 weeks and has a crooked toe. We named her Noodle lol. But I was told if I caught it as a baby I could have fixed it but it's prob too late now. This pic was when she was 5 weeks old. It's bent a little more now but she walks fine.

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    Last edited: Jun 21, 2011
  5. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    I have a chicken with crooked toes too. She is now 15 weeks old. She has always been the smallest and I am not sure why. Here is a pic of her toes when she was about 9 weeks.

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    She hasn't had any trouble walking or anything. I wonder if I should make her a boot? Is she too old?
    Good luck with your chick.
     
  6. ragerkid2

    ragerkid2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a pullet with crooked toes, she is also the smallest and she actually is missing two toenails on each foot.
     
  7. EasterEggersRULE

    EasterEggersRULE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My aunt has three RIR's with crumpled feet there toes are folded up into masses but they perch and run around fine so no i would not be concerned.
     

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