Deformed toe - should I have concern?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by woodfired, May 20, 2012.

  1. woodfired

    woodfired In the Brooder

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    This is a pic from my 9-week old Gold Brabanter hen. I just noticed her toe today. Not sure if it is now apparent because their larger or I just really missed it all this time. Anyway, should I have any concerns? She gets along just fine--no issues whatsoever. I purchased 5 and one died on way home. I exchanged it then another died a day later. I just kept the four at that point. I also purchased 5 Plymouth Rocks at the same time,which are all fine. None of the other Brabanter's issues.

    You can barely see in the photo, but there is a little nail sticking out by the deformity. I didn't know if it could get impacted or something?

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  2. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Crowing

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    Unless you are breeding/showing, that toe problem shouldn't be much of a concern.
     

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