Any ideas how to fix a bad foot?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by oesdog, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. oesdog

    oesdog Songster

    Jun 7, 2010
    My Bertha hurt her self a few days ago. Think she feel from the roost.
    Anyhow I have her seperated on her own on some hay in her own little pen. She is eating and drinking fine and does move about her tiny little area she is in which is basically the size of a nesting box maybe slightly bigger, but she wont come out of that into the run and wont weight bare for any length of time. Her right foot is swollen and seems a wee bit on the red/pink side. I am worried she may have broken a bone in the foot??? How do I help her??? What is best to do??? She is a big girl Red Sussex so wont do well on one leg.

    How long to heal do you reckon???? and is there wnything else I can do to help her????


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