Bumblefoot Remedy

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Lamar Estate, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. Lamar Estate

    Lamar Estate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Veterinarian Jaime Nalezny made a house call yesterday and looked at our Indian Runner duck Penny's feet. Penny has Bumblefoot on both of her feet. Dr. Nalezny recommended that we trace outlines of her feet, make cut outs of her feet using foam noodles (or any other closed cell foam), cut out holes in the foam cut outs where the affected areas are located, apply Bag Balm on the affected areas, insert the foam cut outs into duck shoes, and keep her in shoes for 4-6 weeks. We'll apply the Bag Balm each day.

    So far, Penny is not amused. She goose steps as she walks. It's going to be a long 4-6 weeks.

    Dr. Nalezny does house calls for avian and exotic pets. She has experience working with ducks and geese. She brings a vet assistant with her. Sebastian, Arwen, Penny, Beaker, and Bunsen thought she was a-okay. They ate peas out of Dr. Nalezny and her assistant's hands. I highly recommend using their services to other waterfowl pet owners in the Minnesota Twin Cities area.

    Jaime Nalezny, DVM; http://www.aevhs.com/
    [email protected]; 612-520-1386

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    Last edited: Oct 13, 2012
  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How she gets well soon ! Love those green boots!
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Excellent explanation and demo!
     
  4. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I meant to say HOPE she gets well soon! stupid typo!!!
     
  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Awesome-yes it will be a looonnnnng 4-6 weeks. Good Luck! And keep those boots clean as possible! Might want to make several pair-just in case!
     

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