I have a 5 week old RIR with odd toes...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by princess buttercup, Jul 6, 2008.

  1. princess buttercup

    princess buttercup Hatching

    Jun 2, 2008
    UpState NY
    she is getting around just fine. But her toes go wonky at the first knuckle. Instead of being straight, they are at an odd angle. When I examine them they seem kinda floppy. I just noticed this odd-ball.
    Whats up with her? Should I just leave her be?
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    I think at this point (5 wks old) there isn't much you can do to help straighten the toes.

    As long as she's getting around OK and can get feed/water then she'll be OK.

    You'll just need to keep an check on her for any foot problems like bumblefoot, etc as she may be more prone to them as she matures with her toes turned funny.

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