Splayed legs & curled toe syndrome

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tygrysek75
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Splayed legs & curled toe syndrome

Post by tygrysek75 » Thu May 17, 2012 9:09 pm

Come accros this post on the web,loads of pictures how to help chick in abowe conditions
http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/0 ... is-it.html
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Re: Splayed legs & curled toe syndrome

Post by foxy » Thu May 17, 2012 10:17 pm

Very informative Tyg, good photos in that link that explains clearly how to apply a splint and "chick boot" :D
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Splayed legs & curled toe syndrome

Post by Marigold » Fri May 18, 2012 7:20 am

Incredible what human ingenuity can come up with- and also how fast chicks can respond in what looked like a pretty hopeless case. Thanks Tyg.
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Re: Splayed legs & curled toe syndrome

Post by serama1 » Fri May 18, 2012 5:50 pm

FYI: About three weeks ago, we had one of the chicks hatch and wasn't able to walk, literally crawled on its bottom. I used the bandaid prosthesis and found it works first hand. Kept the prosthesis on the chick for 5 days, after this she fully recoved and wlaks now without any sign that something was wrong with her when she hatched.
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Re: Splayed legs & curled toe syndrome

Post by Marigold » Fri May 18, 2012 6:10 pm

This is such a useful post that I've made it a Sticky.
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Re: Splayed legs & curled toe syndrome

Post by Dean&Laura » Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:15 pm

our little girl (Chinese painted quail) has a curled toe and it was not corrected when she was a chick. It doesn't seem to hinder her at all, and the only concern is keeping the claw blunt so that it does not cut into her pad. Other than that, she is a brilliant 'watchbird' for her 'sisters' :)
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Re: Splayed legs & curled toe syndrome

Post by petpoultry » Tue Jul 03, 2012 9:56 pm

We've had a few with on or other or both over the years and it's amazing how quickly they get back to normal, once you've had a couple of go's it gets easier! The first time it took two of us ages to do and then it fell off!
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Re: Splayed legs & curled toe syndrome

Post by bobcullen79 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:44 am

petpoultry wrote:We've had a few with on or other or both over the years and it's amazing how quickly they get back to normal, once you've had a couple of go's it gets easier! The first time it took two of us ages to do and then it fell off!
I know what you mean, Ive just had to do it to a tiny Serama chick, its been 2 days since and all is looking good.
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Re: Splayed legs & curled toe syndrome

Post by Poultryman » Tue Mar 25, 2014 12:56 pm

The site is not mobile optimized. It is very slow on phone. I'll have to check it out on PC.
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