bumble foot

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cactus-hen, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. cactus-hen

    cactus-hen Songster

    Jun 21, 2008
    My tiny bantam hen has what I think is bumble foot. Her foot looks like a black marble with toes sticking out. The info says to peel or cut out the black sores and pack the wound with antibiotic. Also treat her with pen-G. My vet is on vacation and will not be back until the 29th. No other vet will treat. There is just too much black to remove. I have soaked (epsom salts) her foot twice since I found it last night. What can I do until the vet gets back and can give her antibiotics?
  2. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

    Feb 11, 2008
    Waterloo, Nebraska
    Is there only one vet in your area?

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