bumblefoot pad lancing question

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Reece Farms, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. Reece Farms

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    in the process of lancing the plug from the pad. the scab is removed and soaking in epsom salt. (does anybody have a receipe for how much epsom salt/water ratio?) how large and how deep of an incision should be made to remove the "plug"? across the entire pad? 1in? 1/4in? how deep is too deep? have searched previous threads but nobody really goes into detail. is it possible there is no plug only puss? any and all info. on removing bumble plugs is appreciated, thank you.
     
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  3. Reece Farms

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    thanks for the link-but if anybody else out there has additional info. we'd really really appreciate it we have a few more birds to do and want to make sure we do this right. how large and how deep of an incision needs to be made? could somebody please post a photo of what a "plug" looks like?? thank you.
     

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