Making a splint for curled toes

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by CBee, May 11, 2008.

  1. CBee

    CBee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey everyone! c: I bought 4 chicks yesterday, 3 of which are Saipen Jungle Fowl, and the fourth a Red Silkie. The Jungle Fowl are 4 days and the Silkie is 2 weeks. All of them appear to be healthy, but one of the Jungle Fowl babies has curled toes. Yesterday I thought it didn't mind so much, it gets around fine, eats, and drinks wonderfully. But today I did some research and found that it'd be best to make a splint, in case it has troubles in the future with the pecking order, roosting, etc...soo, the real question I'm asking is: how do you make one, and should I, with it being so young? (I'm new to raising chicks. [​IMG] )
     
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  3. CBee

    CBee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much! [​IMG] I figured the question would already be around here somewhere, but I just didn't have much time to look.
     
  4. CBee

    CBee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are there any fatal effects of having curled toes?
     

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