Roo with torn nail WTD?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Koolduck, Oct 9, 2009.

  1. Koolduck

    Koolduck Songster

    Jul 18, 2009
    Central KY
    Just noticed that my roo tore his nail of his back toe. Some dried blood noticed but the nail is still on just twisted alittle. I wanted to know if I need to do something or is it "too far from its heart to kill it"?[​IMG]
  2. The Chickens' Maid

    The Chickens' Maid Songster

    May 2, 2009
    What I would do is bandage his toe up with antibiotic ointment (not pain-reliever ingredient), cotton, and medical tape or sport wrap. This is how I tend to treat any external injury on our birds. There are probably many better ways to deal with it, though. Hope he's OK!

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