polish frizzle

Discussion in 'Quail' started by jubes mum, May 28, 2012.

  1. jubes mum

    jubes mum Hatching

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    im totally useless on the computor so hence im probably on the wrong site..
    my 6 week old chick seems to have lost a complete nail from her middle toe She is limping.ther is no blood . Ive put antibiotic powder on it
    Will she be ok ????
    Will it grow back
     
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Crowing

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    You are on the quail section, but I was just going through new post in general so that is fine.

    Your Polish chick should be okay. You can keep putting antibiotic on it for a few days. Make sure any first aid product used for birds does not have benzocaine or lidocaine in the ingredient list because birds are sensitive to these. Once the toe heals, I bet the chick will stop limping and start growing a new nail.
     

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