Bumps / warts on chicken feet

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by opamp, Jan 14, 2017.

  1. opamp

    opamp New Egg

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    Any idea what these bumps might be / suggest treatment? As a first pass I rinsed with hydrogen peroxide and then soaked for a min in diluted tea tree oil.

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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Where do you live? It it warm weather? I would look at possibly ant bites as a cause. Fowl pox somethimes affects the legs, but try to rule out bug bites first. Permethrin or permectrin diluted per label spray is very safe for treating a coop as well as the chicken.
     
  3. opamp

    opamp New Egg

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    Yes warm weather, east coast Florida (76deg today). We have three chickens, she is the only one with bumps. We do have quite alot of ants around the coop. I'll pick up some Permethrin today, thanks!
     
  4. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!

    @Eggcessive gave you great info.
     

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