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foot deformity

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by AprilW, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. AprilW

    AprilW Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2011
    north Georgia
    I have a week old chick with a foot deformity. The outer toe on both feet is turned inward, like if you put your thumb to your palm is what it looks like. The chick seems otherwise healthy but has a hard time balancing enough to walk to the feeder and waterer. Is there a way to help the chick? Would you cull?
    Last edited: Jul 11, 2011
  2. kinsey228

    kinsey228 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 28, 2011
    Chesterville, Maine
    I would see how it does. It may just surprise you.
  3. Miyashi

    Miyashi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2011
    Gaylord, MI
    You can make it a wee boot out of cardboard or pipe cleaners.

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