Bumblefoot in Pekin duck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by baileylizzie, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. baileylizzie

    baileylizzie New Egg

    Aug 19, 2010
    I have a Pekin duck with bumblefoot. I have 2 questions - what should I use to clean out the wound after I remove the cyst/"plug" stuff? Hydrogen peroxide? Neosporin? Also, should I give him some sort of antibiotic? Could I give give him something like Duramycin?
  2. chickenlady08

    chickenlady08 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 27, 2009
    Eastern Shore, VA
    Quote:I would not use peroxide. I would try to use like of saline solution, betadine and then yes use the neosporin (without the pain stuff in it) to pack it and cover with gauze. I soaked my hens in epsom salt first and then used the saline to clean it afterwards and in between.

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