Flopping middle toes........

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Miltonchix, Dec 28, 2008.

  1. Miltonchix

    Miltonchix Taking a Break

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    I have a 5 week old chick that the middle toe of both feet flops like there is no bone in them.
    It walks funny, can't perch, but otherwise seems perfectly healthy. Eats/drinks normally.
    Any ideas as to problem/cause?
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  2. chickenlady

    chickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    Could be birth abnormality or broken toe. You can try splinting it for a little while, see if that helps.
     
  3. Miltonchix

    Miltonchix Taking a Break

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    Quote:They're not broken. They are quite litterally like rubber toes. Only the middle one on both feet.
     

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