Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by melofarms, Apr 21, 2016.

  1. melofarms

    melofarms Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 30, 2015
    Hello, so, my Cuckoo Maran was diagnosed with septic joint when she was a pullet. She's always walked with a gimp because her right leg is a little crooked. Anyway, despite the fact that she cannot walk very fast, she's able to roost and has become a healthy, laying hen. Unfortunately, I've noticed that she's now having even more trouble walking. I suspect she has bumble foot? I called around town and finally found an avian vet available to see her tomorrow. I know it's common, but since this is (possibly) my first case of bumble foot, I'd like an expert opinion. Any suggestions from those experienced with bumble foot? I have 20 other chickens and have not noticed any symptoms of bumble foot within the flock. They are all pasture-raised. Thank you, Stacey.

  2. Juliebanning

    Juliebanning Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 24, 2013
    North Carolina

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