Bumblefoot in Cochin cockerel

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by xxfluffeexx, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. xxfluffeexx

    xxfluffeexx New Egg

    Aug 9, 2010
    Hi Everyone

    I'm new to the BYC forum, and not a little desperate. Our lovely cochin cockerel appears to have bumblefoot. We've taken him to the vet once already and he's been on antibiotics for the last couple of weeks, can't remember offhand what the two different antibiotics tried are called, but neither has worked. The first lot of antibiotics did reasonably well but the vet recommended a different one to 'see off' the bumblefoot, but his limp is getting worse again. We called in at the vets today while we were in town shopping and she's suggested we bring him in to see her again on Thursday which we will. But does anyone have any suggestions we can try in the meantime.

    Many thanks
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC. I recommend you type "Bumblefoot" in the search box. There are many many postings regarding bumblefoot including how to perform surgery. Give it a try.

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