Roo with torn nail WTD?

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

  1. Koolduck

    Koolduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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