Newly hatched chick with hurt/deformed back claw?


In the Brooder
7 Years
May 25, 2012
Hi, Im new to this forum. One of my eggs hatched last night after being pipped since the night before, it was having trouble with its shell so i went in and carefully chipped at the shell. when it finally hatched, it came out with one foot out and its head. It has trouble walking and refuses to lay down but loves to be held, today i noticed on the leg the chick is favoring its back toe/claw is not where its supposed to be. Its other leg is fine and he/she seems to be happy and loves it when music is on especially bob seger's old time rock n roll. Here's a picture of the toe/claw. Is there any way I can help it or is it deformed? I am hoping not to put it down.

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