Bumblefoot?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by melinda342, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. melinda342

    melinda342 Songster

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    My rooster has black scabs on his feet that bleed. I looked online and thought it might be bumble foot but i have not noticed any swelling on the top of his feet. thoughts?
     
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2011
  2. danielle82

    danielle82 A Good Egg

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  3. purpletree23

    purpletree23 Songster

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    Do you have pictures we can look at?
     
  4. melinda342

    melinda342 Songster

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    no. I dont think there is any pus either though
     
  5. purpletree23

    purpletree23 Songster

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    If there is pus it would be inside the foot. Chicken pus is different than people pus. It is a semi solid yellow waxy substance. In order to see it you would have to soak off the scab and look to see what is inside.

    Maybe he cut his foot on something and the scab can't heal because it is on his foot. Clean up his feet with soap and water and dry. Put some neosporin on the wounds and wrap with gauze. Treat it just like you would like an injury on your own body.

    Is the scab on the bottom of his foot or elsewhere?
     
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  6. melinda342

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    the scab is on the bottom of his foot. thanks
     

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