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Silkie rooster toe trouble

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by baycenter, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. baycenter

    baycenter New Egg

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    Hey! I have a bantam silkie rooster with a bum toe that curls under his foot, causing him to walk on it. This has, in turn, caused extreme swelling of the bum toe, pain (I assume) and limping. If I tape his rear toes together, his toe stays off the ground and he walks great until the tape falls off. Should I have his angry toe cut off or what????? Thanks for any help.[​IMG]
     
  2. kyrose

    kyrose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    vet tape may hold better and longer.theres a thread on here somewhere giving the correct dosage for aspirin.they say its good for the pain,but im know expert...
     
  3. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    The correct dosage for aspirin is one tablet per gallon of water. I would try some vet wrap and wrap the toes together and see if this helps.
     

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