Curled Toes. Ideas?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Peep-Chicken, Nov 17, 2013.

  1. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Pepper, put Welsummer has curled toes. Anyway to fix? Was there ever anyway to fix? Does it hurt her or will it cause future problems? Thanks in advance.

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  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    If you get hatchery chicks there will probably be a few like that. They will do okay. If you get more hatchery chicks, check them out right away--sometimes they can be taped and fixed during the first week of life. Don't ever breed a chicken with curled toes because it can be hereditary. Sometimes curling of toes is from a riboflavin deficiency (Vitamin B2) but those are usually curled under. The poultry pedia link that Kathy gave is one of the most helpful for feet and leg problems.
     

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