In the Brooder
Nov 16, 2018
Washington State
I have a Speckled Sussex hen (Named Cookie/Chipmunk) of about 4 months. She hasn't started laying yet and seems healthy in all other aspects (mid-level in the pecking order and has no problems perching), but she has two curled toes, one on the outer toe of each foot. It doesn't seem to affect her walking or ability to function. Should I be worried? She seems happy and healthy, and I think she's had this since we got her as a few days old. In the picture, you see gravel, but that isn't the ground of her run, just the easiest surface to take pictures on. She doesn't appear to have bumblefoot.
Pic (she's a bit shy so I wasn't able to get the best pictures!):

Please let me know what you think might be going on, and if I should fix it, how to do that!
Thanks so much!
Since she has had this toe problem since she was days old, it is too late to help. If treated early with a shoe before the cartilage and bones fully form, it can sometimes be helped.

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