Bumblefoot or something different?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HancockChicken, Dec 13, 2016.

  1. HancockChicken

    HancockChicken Hatching

    Dec 12, 2016
    One of my barred rock hens has a wound on the top of each foot. She has been limping a bit too. No swelling or inflammation. Nothing on her foot pads, no black lesions.Just a bloody scab on each foot. Also a little black on the scales of her toes which is worrying me. I soaked her legs/feet in warm water and poured some hydrogen peroxide on them. Any thoughts on what this could be? Any thoughts on what this could be or how to treat? See photo. [​IMG]
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Welcome to BYC. It looks like an injury or from pecking. I would use some Vetericyn or betadine on any wounds. Make sure that another chicken is not bullying her.

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