How do you tape a duckling's foot?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Gypsy07, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Songster

    Feb 4, 2010
    Glasgow, Scotland
    I have a duckling with curled toes on one foot. I know the theory of toe/foot taping, but in practice I can't figure out how to actually DO it. I mean, you can tape a chicken's toes to a little flat cardboard shoe, but how do you do it with a duckling? Obviously you can't tape in between their toes as the webbed bit is in the way...

    Can anyone give me some practical how-to advice?

    The duckling is two days old...
  2. herefordlovinglady

    herefordlovinglady It Is What It Is

    Jun 23, 2009
    Sorry to hear about your baby duckling. wish i knew how. hopefully someone with experience will let you know soon.
  3. chickensioux

    chickensioux Songster

    Feb 12, 2009
    Western North Carolina
    I posted some pics under "Sultan Hatchling has a foot problem" in this section this morning. See if these help. It would be the same principle with a duckling's foot.

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