Silkie with crossed toes

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

  1. mberry222

    mberry222 In the Brooder

    Dec 15, 2008
    Kingston, TN
    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

  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    Tape it to the toes on the other side and leave taped for several days to weeks, depending on age.

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