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I have a beautifully put together ND buckling that is 2 weeks old. I had wanted to keep him as a herd sire, but his front toes are splayed. I've never seen this on such a young kid. He is a triplet and neither of the other two kids have this condition. I was wondering if anyone had thoughts on this or any experience. Thanks!
 

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Can you post a pic?
 

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Is your area selenium deficient? Did mom get a BoSe shot prior to kidding? I would give him a BoSe shot and see what happens.
 

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I'll try to get a pic later. His parents have tight toes, but I culled grandma because her toes were splayed and pasterns were so long that they were beginning to break down. I'm in Wy and don't think that we are selenium deficient, but will try it.
 

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OH..... When you were saying splayed, I was thinking along the lines of splayed leg. What your case is, is "Spread Toes" the judges term for it. It is genetic. But depending on the severity they may look the other way, if it is really bad, you will get a lower score.
I have 2 does with spread toes and both took GCH.
 

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I can't see a pic??


I see it! Lol!!
 
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