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Calcified Bump ?? Help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SaCollins, Jun 21, 2016.

  1. SaCollins

    SaCollins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got a silkie chick yesterday. The lady noticied it limped and so found out it only had 4 toes and gave it to me. Well after checking over the chick i found a hard bump on the bottom of one of the toes. It feels calcified...and seems to cause discomfort and/or pain since the chick limps and hops a little. Heres a picture...
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    Any suggestions or thoughts?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    It doesn't look like bumblefoot, which is usually a dark scab. I haven't seen that type of issue. Could it be an abscess? If it is hard, it could be some type of bone growth. I hope that others will give you an answer.
     
  3. SaCollins

    SaCollins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @eggcessive it is hard...and i was wondering if it could be a piece of a bone...im asking around [​IMG] thanks!
     

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