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Bruised chicken foot!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by alleyoop23, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. alleyoop23

    alleyoop23 New Egg

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    [​IMG]My husband was gathering up our 7 week old chickens to bring them inside for the night and our 70lb dog was "helping". He is very gentle with the chickens, but I guess he stepped on one of their feet while herding them inside. I didn't think much of it, but today the chicken's foot is a bit swollen and bruised. He is limping, but can still curl his toes. Nothing seems broken as far as I can tell. Is there anything I can do for him?
     
    Last edited: Apr 11, 2016
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    It should heal just fine in a couple of weeks.
     
  3. alleyoop23

    alleyoop23 New Egg

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    Thank you for the reply! This is my first year and it's so awesome having a resource like BYC.
     

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