Silkie with crossed toes

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mberry222, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. mberry222

    mberry222 In the Brooder

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    I have a young silkie, about 3 months old. One of her toes is growing across the one next to it and the nail is cutting into her foot. I have cut back the nail so it's not rubbing now, but of course it will grow back. Is there anything I can do to change the growth? I really don't want to cull and not worried about breeding genetics.
    Thanks for your help

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  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Tape it to the toes on the other side and leave taped for several days to weeks, depending on age.
     

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