Bumblefoot?

Kholbert

In the Brooder
Apr 18, 2020
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I found my chicken laying yesterday. She hops on her good leg but won't put pressure on one foot at all. Initially I have found no protruding bones nothing to indicate a broken bone so I dug deeper and have found put about bumblefoot.
Her foot and toes are extremely swollen. I dont see a very big scab but I will post pics. Any help is appreciated. I dont really no what to do. She is isolated in a clean cage for now.
Compared to her other leg it is very warm too
She is shaking now too.
 

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m0ther_g00se

Chirping
Jun 3, 2021
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Columbus, GA
I do see something very small on the bottom of the foot, but it doesn't look like what i've found to be the case with bumblefoot. Might just be a nasty splinter she picked up! That reminds me of when I had to dig a blackberry thorn out of my goose's foot. Still, since I'm not sure what's going on there I can't recommend treatment. I'd watch her closely though, maybe isolate her if you're worried about her getting picked on.
 

Kholbert

In the Brooder
Apr 18, 2020
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Indiana,US
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I do see something very small on the bottom of the foot, but it doesn't look like what i've found to be the case with bumblefoot. Might just be a nasty splinter she picked up! That reminds me of when I had to dig a blackberry thorn out of my goose's foot. Still, since I'm not sure what's going on there I can't recommend treatment. I'd watch her closely though, maybe isolate her if you're worried about her getting picked on.
 

Kholbert

In the Brooder
Apr 18, 2020
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Yes I have isolated her. And she is eating and drinking which I know is a good sign
I massaged all around her foot and it kinda feels like a small callus but it doesn't really feel like it's full of puss. All the toes are just as swollen and it does look slightly bruised and definately red.
 

m0ther_g00se

Chirping
Jun 3, 2021
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Columbus, GA
Might just be that she's a bit on the heavier side (if she is, she's probably predisposed to foot problems, like all heavy birds) and needs to quit walking so much for a while. lol. Sometimes just giving them a nice spot to rest and recover for a while is all they need. If you can't detect any injuries by just massaging the foot, and it doesn't feel or look like a bumble, then you should just let her rest and wait to see what happens :)
 

Fluffy Featherz

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Sep 22, 2021
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Try putting her feet in epsom salt to relive the pain and then put Neosporin on them. It’s been helping with my chicken.😁 God bless
 

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