Bumblefoot pic added

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ellie, Nov 22, 2008.

  1. Ellie

    Ellie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    My BR hen, the one in the hard molt kept pulling her leg up. I examined it today and the pad is swollen. I cannot see an entry wound or anything but if you push on the pad, you can feel it is "squishy".

    What do I do? Do I give her antibiotics? Must I isolate her? She walks around and the others are not picking on her at all.

    edited to add, I see the plug now and it is indeed bumblefoot.

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    Thanks,
     
    Last edited: Nov 22, 2008
  2. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    Could it be bumblefoot?How much of the pad is swollen?
     
  3. Ellie

    Ellie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    I am looking into that. I don't see a scab or anything but I need to examine closer when someone is home to help.

    It is the bottom of the pad that is swollen.

    Thanks,
     
  4. Ellie

    Ellie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    Well, I didn't see anything until I layed her on my lap. There it is big as day. Do I have to take it out? I mean cut her foot?
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Ellie, I sent you an email. Yes, it's bumblefoot. I told you how to treat it in the email, just wash your hands or wear rubber gloves since it's a staph infection.

    Poor girl is in a terrible molt, isn't she?
     
    Last edited: Nov 22, 2008
  6. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    There is another person that has a problem with bumblefoot aswell. I put my solution on it if you want to look.
     
  7. Ellie

    Ellie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    Thanks, everyone. I really appreciate it.
     
    Last edited: Nov 22, 2008

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