long toe nail?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by GoldenSparrow, Mar 18, 2011.

  1. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    One of my hens I noticed has very long toe nail. one of them is at least 1 in long, and curling!!!
    how should i cut them?
    do chickens have quicks like cats, that i should look out for?

    thanks so much [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2011
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Quote:Yes, they have a quick. You can use dog nail clippers, or even regular nail clippers. Have some blood stop or equivalent handy in case you cut too much and get blood.
     

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