Bumblefoot help

Ameraucanas

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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!
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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
 

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