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Originally Posted by Wyorp Rock View Post
 


It looks like it has a scab? Have you been able to pull that off and get a core out of it? Here are a couple of links with photos and instructions for treatment:

 

http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2011/07/bumblefoot-causes-treatment-warning.html

 

http://hencam.com/faq/bumblefoot

I've been reading about it and about the surgery.
You mean pull that with my hand? or surgery?
She's sleeping now. Tomorrow I'll try to get that crust

post #12 of 14


I have had good luck with soaking the foot in warm water and Epsom salt for a few days in a row and in time you can pull the scab off then massage the foot towards the opening to remove any debris wrap the foot with some Neosporin for a w days.

post #13 of 14

Here's some info about using Tricide Neo to treat it. http://ouroneacrefarm.com/bumblefoot-treatment-tricideneo/

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