curled foot help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bandit1988, May 21, 2010.

  1. bandit1988

    bandit1988 Out Of The Brooder

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    well ive had a few chicks hatch for the first time ive never incubated before and one has bad curled toes and cant walk and when it trys to walk it walks on its knees its small compared to the size of the egg
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Make a shoe out of tape. Place the foot on a piece of heavy tape with the toes positioned correctly and then put another piece of tape over the top effectively sealing the foot inside the two tape sides. Trim to fit. Check in a week to see if toes have gone into the correct positions. If so- problem fixed. If not- repeat.

    Good luck.
     
  3. bandit1988

    bandit1988 Out Of The Brooder

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    its not just that it cant realy stand up ither he cant bend the knees so he stands he basicly shot out of the eggs from when he started hatching he was out in about 5 minutes
     

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