sprained toe or broken?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by edithbunker, Dec 7, 2010.

  1. edithbunker

    edithbunker Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 9, 2010
    farmington valley , CT
    My RIR was grabbed by the neighbors dog the other day, grrrrrr and ripped out a bunch of her rear feathers and she is limping a bit as well. She barely stands on her leg and I noticed yesterday that her middle toe is black and blue and wabbley. What should I do? I am keeping her inside for a few days to maybe help it heal and keep her off it. Poor thing.
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    Sounds broken. It would be good if you could immobilize it, but you would have to watch carefully that you do not cut off the circulation.

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