Toenails gone

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CynthiaM, May 15, 2009.

  1. CynthiaM

    CynthiaM Out Of The Brooder

    May 21, 2008
    Webster's Corners, B.C.
    My eight month old light brahma rooster has had a sore leg, I thought, until I picked him up to look.

    It appears that both middle toenails are gone, kind of rough, scraggly looking parts, but very short, obviously no nail.

    Is there a deficiency of some sort? All the birds free range, lots of dirt, grass. The floor of their home is cement. I am also wondering if the cement may have worn them off, but that seems rather remote. He is only in there for a few hours during the night time, released early in the day. Have a great day.
  2. Renee

    Renee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008

    It sounds like some sort of trauma. He may have been in a fight and lost them by sparring.

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