Help Feet?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rfishman47, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. rfishman47

    rfishman47 New Egg

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    I have a columbian winedott chick that is 4 weeks old and 2 of its toes are curbed out and not straight. Will this hurt the chick later on in life, or is this normal? Is there a way to get them straight? Thanks , new at chickens
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Crooked toes should be straightened if at all possible because it can lead to problems later in life. I am including a link to a chicken podiatry page that has a ton of great info. About a third of the way down the page is an explanation for chick shoes. That's what you need to do. Good luck.

    http://sites.google.com/a/larsencreek.com/chicken-orthopedics/leg-braces

    Oh, and [​IMG] Glad you found us.
     

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