how to heal a curled toe?

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  1. dragontamer56

    dragontamer56 Out Of The Brooder

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    i have a 6 day old chick that has 1 curled toe how do i fix that?
     
  2. Rebecky54

    Rebecky54 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Make a little shoe out of adhesive tape. I used waterproof tape and cut the "shoe" the shape of a correct toe. You need two pieces -- one for the top and one for the bottom. Make them a little big so the adhesive can bond outside the toe. It worked great for me.

    Good luck!

    Becky
     
  3. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    The link in my signature should give you the info (with pics) you need. Good luck. [​IMG]
     

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