Peachick with bent toes

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by SDpeafowl, May 15, 2011.

  1. SDpeafowl

    SDpeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two of my peachicks have bent toes and makes it hard to walk. Is there a way to fix it or will they eventually straighten out?
     
  2. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will not straighten out on their own. Straighten the toes out yourself then wrap duct tape around each toe. This will keep the toe straight.
     
  3. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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  4. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    DON"T USE DUCT TAPE! It will pull their skin off. Use the method on the link above. If you don't have the tape they are talking about, just use band-aids as tape.
     
  5. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh I have never had that problem but I have used pipe cleaners sometimes. I probably do not have that problem because I handle the duct tape some much trying to put it on their toes that it removes some of the stickiness.
     

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