Toes curled and won't walk

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  1. Mylied

    Mylied Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a chick hatch out last night and this morning it still wasn't walking. When I looked closer, its toes were curled in weirdly. Anything I can do?

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  2. Mylied

    Mylied Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I figured it out. Thanks anyway.
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    You might try some riboflavin (vitamin B2) since that can be common in chicks. Most poultry vitamins contain riboflavin except NutriDrench for some odd reason. Natural yogurt is a good source, but only give a tiny bit in her feed. Sometimes hatching temperatures may cause foot problems.
     
  4. Mylied

    Mylied Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It was a staggered hatch and this one was one of the last to hatch, so the humidity was probably too high, if that has anything to do with it. Everyone else who hatched came out perfect. I did give it some vitamin e and selenium mixed with electrolytes because I thought it was weak before I saw the toes. I have some yogurt, so I can try that.
     

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