Bumblefoot help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ameraucanas, Jul 23, 2016.

  1. Ameraucanas

    Ameraucanas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, I'm like 90% sure my chicken, Rocky, has bumblefoot. Her feet are very swollen on the pads, and have a blackish circle on each of them. Anyway, I was wondering what the most non-invasive treatment was for that. Like, is there any way to treat it, except by draining the pus? Thanks!
    -Ameraucanas
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Surgery is probably quickest, and least time consuming than soaking or using TriCide Neo. Antibiotics may be used by a vet, but may still require surgery. There are many posts about bumblefoot treatment by doing a serach on BYC. I only do surgery or treatment if the chicken limps or the bumblefoot lesion is swollen. Here are some links to read with videos:
    http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2011/07/bumblefoot-causes-treatment-warning.html
    http://www.hobbyfarms.com/how-to-treat-bumblefoot-in-chickens-3/
    http://www.kittycooks.com/bumblefoot-in-chickens.html
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/681495/tricide-neo-for-bumblefoot-still-recommended
     
  3. Ameraucanas

    Ameraucanas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have any experience with non-invasive therapies?
     

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