Foot toes, curved, 4 days old

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 2txmedics, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. 2txmedics

    2txmedics Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2009
    Manvel Texas
    My Ma bought chicks from a company...one baby has a crooked beak and is small eating good, no problems there...the other has its toes, curved...know I saw something about how to help fix this...I did try a tongue depressor cut down, and bandaids last night, this morning it was off....

    anyone?? help....
     
  2. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    Give it a few drops of childrens polyvisol vitamins (no iron) every day for a few days and make it a boot. Cut a piece of thin cardboard roughly the size of the foot. Straighten the toes on the cardboard and hold them in place with a bandaid. It will be fine in a few days.
     
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  3. 2txmedics

    2txmedics Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2009
    Manvel Texas
    ok, tks I had used a piece of tongue depessor and bandaides and it took it off!....but I will try again...tks
     
  4. 2txmedics

    2txmedics Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2009
    Manvel Texas
    ok, I have done this twice and its not staying on any other ideas?....stubborn little one doesnt want it on. Hate to use medical tape and tear its skin off when its time to remove it.
     
  5. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    Quote:Use the medical tape. Don't worry about taking it off. Let it fall off on its own in a few days.
     
  6. Bedste

    Bedste Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HI DOE!

    Got any pics? How are the chicks now?
     
  7. 2txmedics

    2txmedics Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2009
    Manvel Texas
    Joy...joy!!!!! Ive Seen You In Farmville But You Never Chat Or Send Gifts.....come On Woman, Lets Work On A Farm!!!!....miss Talking To You!!!!

    YES HAVE A FULL HOUSE...AND MA JUST BOUGHT 100 BUFFS, 50 EE'S..PURE BRED...AND HATCHED 15 CROSS EE'S, MARANS...
     
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  8. Bedste

    Bedste Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I never do the Farmville thing ever.. I do not know how they got my name.... My grand daughters do all kinds of stuff with my FaceBook so they may have. I miss talking to you too..... How is the foot? How are all your new chickens? Got any pics?
     
  9. 2txmedics

    2txmedics Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2009
    Manvel Texas
    foot, well it keeps taking off the boot!!! we've put it now like 4 times in two days...lol, its a fighter, an EE....pictures yes, but am so busy catching the house up, and all this rain!!! my coops are swamps!!!! give me a few days to catch up on all and will post pictures...but I can talk here and there....

    Ma is selling her buffs and her EE's...I have to edit pics and post in college station, huntsville, houston....
     
  10. 2txmedics

    2txmedics Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2009
    Manvel Texas
    Ok, after puttting the boot on 2 days in a row, it kept taking it off, I finally got it to stay and Im on day 3 I believe....so when do I remove it???

    How do I know when I take it off, as hard as it was to make her keep it on ...that her little toes are good now????

    anyone?
     

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