Pullet with crooked toes

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Birdmaster8, Sep 11, 2016.

  1. Birdmaster8

    Birdmaster8 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 11, 2016
    So I recently purchased some Korean ogye pullets and I noticed one of them has two toes with a small crookedness to them.( They are at a weird angle where they are pretty much sideways) I am wondering if this is a genetic thing or an environment thing? The breeder did say she raised them on wire if that helps.
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    It can be genetic or environmental. Given that birds raised on wire have a noticeably higher rate of crooked toes, I'd say that it's the latter in this case.

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