Hi - 6 month indoor rescue disabled rooster toes

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  1. Nini Berrios

    Nini Berrios New Egg

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    Hi everyone,

    So our rescue ended up on Dr K national geographic FB live due to all his congenital health problems. (Heart, spine, feet, etc) One thing we are not sure about is if its too late to straighten his curled toes. As he gains weight, they are turning painfully to the side :( - We have purchased special boots to try to straighten them that are used for bumblefoot adding medical tape & some small cardboard to help keep straight inside, but wonder if it will not make a diff. Any suggestions?

    Thanks & we love our boy
     
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  2. N F C

    N F C More coffee please! Premium Member Project Manager

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    At his age I don't think toes can be "persuaded" to move
     
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    rjohns39 Flock Master

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    Hi and welcome to BYC:frow We're so happy you've joined us:ya
     
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  8. Nini Berrios

    Nini Berrios New Egg

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    Awe - :( Thank you for that eyeropenin
    Thanks
     
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  9. Nini Berrios

    Nini Berrios New Egg

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    Im sorry to read this & thanks for sharing :(
     
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    Nini Berrios New Egg

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