Missing toe nail-Possible infection

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by My5Birds, Oct 27, 2015.

  1. My5Birds

    My5Birds Hatching

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    I have an Isa Brown who seems to have pulled off a toenail some how. She refused to add any pressure to this foot and the area around the toenail seems to be slightly red and swollen. I'm unsure how to treat this so I brought her inside and put her in the rabbit cage (minus the rabbit of course) so that she could eat and drink. Any ideas?
     

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] My mother had a stock phrase for such minor injuries, "It's a long ways from her heart." The foot will be sore for a while, but should heal uneventfully. Keeping her in a dry clean environment will hasten the healing.
     
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  3. BeachMomma

    BeachMomma Chirping

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    Yep, keeping it clean and dry will help.You can also use Vetericyn on it, it's a wound cleaner.
     
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