Silkie rooster toe trouble

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

  1. baycenter

    baycenter New Egg

    Nov 21, 2009
    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

    Jul 29, 2009
    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

    Jun 17, 2009
    My Coop
    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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