toenails

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Sara K, Nov 1, 2013.

  1. Sara K

    Sara K Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicken has long toenails and one was broken and hanging on everything. So I looked in my books and decided to cut it. I cut too much and it bled for 20 minutes. My chickens will be fine if I don't LOVE them to death. Really frustrated.
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    You can buy blood stop powder and it really helps (veterinary use only the bottle states).

    Or some have tried cornstarch I have read but haven't tried myself.

    If you cut just a little off the ends and come back one week later to cut more, repeating as needed every week or two, then the quick will recede and you will make headway.
     
  3. Sara K

    Sara K Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. Will go to the vet tomorrow.
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

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