Crooked toes

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by PolishSilkie, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. PolishSilkie

    PolishSilkie Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a polish roo and on one of his feet he has 2 toes that are curled to the side almost like an L. I was wondering if anyone could tell me if there is a fix for it he seems to walk fine and it doesnt bother him but id just like to try and fix it. Thanks so much...
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Crooked toes can be genetic or from incubation problems.

    There is also a condition called curly toe paralysis from a vitamin B deficiency (not what you are seeing, I am almost sure).

    If he isn't a young chick I'd not try to splint or do anything to his toes. If I was breeding I'd not choose him for the father but that's just me.

    If it isn't affecting him, then I'd not worry at all.
     
  3. PolishSilkie

    PolishSilkie Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for replying it's too bad hes a really good looking roo other than that..
     

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