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i have a disabled rooster

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by burgersdaughter, Jun 13, 2007.

  1. burgersdaughter

    burgersdaughter Hatching

    Jun 13, 2007
    hello your site has helped me a bunch with rasing my new baby chicks.

    i have a odd question. i have a rooster that had his leg injured a while back its kind of bent out wards and his other leg his foot is deformed since birth. i have noticed that the nail on the deformed foot has been scratching the other leg ever time he walks i really want to know if you can cut that nail of or if there is a way to completely remove the nail with out hurting him. he seems ok other wise. what should i do????????
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Can you post a pic? This might be more helpfull for someone to help you with this problem.
  3. burgersdaughter

    burgersdaughter Hatching

    Jun 13, 2007
    i dont have any pics of him at this time but i can describe it a little better to you if you want me to
  4. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    A better description would help a lot...if worse comes to worse, you can always plunk him on the computer scanner and scan him in...[​IMG] I've done it before.
  5. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

    Jan 11, 2007
  6. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Maybe I should've said NOT to use the cover.[​IMG]

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