Bump on top of foot w/ pic

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Peaches Lee, Nov 14, 2012.

  1. Peaches Lee

    Peaches Lee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello everyone. Well my rooster has this bump in between his toes and on top of his foot. It is soft, and the skin appears red/orange in the center. As you can see from the pic his toes curl in and he has a bit of an awkward gait. The pic is the best I could get, he hates getting his photo taken and did not like me pointing the camera at him. He is 1 yr old. In great health otherwise. I haven't looked at the underside of his feet as he HATES being held or handled and screams and carries on.
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    How do I proceed? Do I open it up and clean it? My first impulse is to drain and clean but, maybe I'm wrong. Thanks for any help.
     
  2. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    Might be bumblefoot
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    x2 It looks like bumblefoot to me. Peaches Lee: Type "bumblefoot" in the search box and you'll see a wealth of info on how to treat it.
     
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2012

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