Do toes grow back

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Shawn's_momma, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. Shawn's_momma

    Shawn's_momma Chirping

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    hi,

    My favorite hen seems to have lost a few toes due to frostbite. They are healed nicely. I didn't even notice at first. I just happened to notice he wasn't walking and scratching like she used to. Where her toes/nail were are clean stumps. Will they grow back or will she adapt?
     
  2. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict

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    Unfortunately your hen will not grow back her toes or toe nails :(
     
  3. Abriana

    Abriana Spicy Sugar Cookie

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    She will adapt, but they will not grow back. Many chickens learn to live almost normal lives without a leg or being blind, so don’t worry about your hen, she’ll be a totally happy hen, even without her toes!
     
  4. A Big 2X to not regrowing toes.
     

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