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Chickens pecking at feet?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by barksy, May 18, 2016.

  1. barksy

    barksy Out Of The Brooder

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    Could this be other chickens pecking at a wound? Or is the brown poop or something else?

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  2. azygous

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    I suggest you soak the foot in warm, soapy water, take a soft fingernail brush to it and remove the brown crust, and see what the tissue looks like under it.

    Then, if you see an abrasion, apply some Blue-kote or Blue Lotion on all the damaged spots, and you will have camouflaged the wounds as well as treated them.
     
  3. barksy

    barksy Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!
     

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