bumblefoot..... but something else is wrong too


7 Years
May 22, 2012
My neighbors hen has a really big case of BF, with two large bulges on top of the foot. The scab was about the size of a dime but elongated. I was able to remove the scab, but then she began bleeding SO much that her comb turned bluish. In all of the vidoes, I NEVER saw a hen bleed like that. I basically focused on stopping the bleeding and bandaged her up.... I clean every day, and soak in E.Salts then vet spray/Batadyne and neosporin..... but I havent removed the stuff that caused it in the first place. When I rebandage, I have gotten some really sticky puss out.... Another issue bothering me is her abdomen is really swollen and purplish. She is on antibiotics.... I am afraid to reopen the wound now..... any advice?

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