1. BinksandChewy

    BinksandChewy New Egg

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    Jan 21, 2017
    I recently noticed this bump on my hen's foot but can anyone tell me if it is bumblefoot as i have researched it but most cases look different with black scabs. Also could anyone tell me how to treat it wothout going to a vet.[​IMG]
     
  2. Beekissed

    Beekissed True BYC Addict

    Sure thing....turn her foot over and look at the gland between her toes. It looks like it's impacted with soil and feces. Just push on the lump from the top side and expel that matter out of the gland. Check her every now and again and keep it cleaned out. Some chickens are prone to having these glands become enlarged as dirt packs in there and the only solution is to just clean it out periodically.
     
  3. BinksandChewy

    BinksandChewy New Egg

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    Jan 21, 2017
    Thank you very much for the tips, after what you said i had a go however the dirt would not come out at all, i will continue cleaning her feet and see what happens
     

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