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I'm so concerned about newly hatched chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by augiedranch, Apr 1, 2015.

  1. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mom got off her nest two days before this little one was born. So I hatched this sweetie out in the incubator.
    However, his left foot/toes are not developed property.
    Is this a death sentence? :(
    I think "peanut" is a d'uccle[​IMG]

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  2. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    I think she'll live just fine. I've heard of chickens living without feet at all! Does it look like the toes are curled or what? It's hard to tell in the pics.
     
  3. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's kinda like two toes are formed together to make one big, odd looking toe.
     
  4. oneofakindchick

    oneofakindchick New Egg

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    She should be fine. Just watch her carefully.[​IMG]
     
  5. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    X2!
     
  6. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank goodness. She's in the house, and getting a lot of attention. I call her peanut:)
     

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