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PLEASE help!!!! Day old silkie with crooked toes :(

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by shopaholic17, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. shopaholic17

    shopaholic17 Hatching

    Oct 12, 2011
    Hi I have 3 gorgeous silkie chicks that hatched yesterday in my incubator. I have just noticed that one of them has bent toes, the largest toe on each foot is bent at a 90degree angle. This is my first hatch and I have no idea what to do?? I really want to save him/her! I have googled it and a few websites suggested a multivitamin drink that contains riboflavin?? Has anyone out there had this happen and if so what did you find successful? Thank you in advance!!

  2. OvertheHenHouse

    OvertheHenHouse Songster

    Sep 12, 2011
    San Diego
    I've seen posts on this forum where folks have splinted their chickens' toes - I can't say whether this would help, though, because I haven't gone through this ...but here's bump in the hopes someone else is online and can help.
    Good luck -
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