Claw/toe injury?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Alliesan648, Oct 29, 2018.

  1. Alliesan648

    Alliesan648 Chirping

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    Just noticed this today. Need some help, should I be worried about this? Looks like it could be a claw injury, but I’m not 100% certain. What would you guys do?
    She doesn’t seem to be limping.
     
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Great Horny Toads

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    I'd leave it be and watch it. If it continues to grow you may need to get it looked at.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Ephesians 6:13

    You might try some warm Epsom salt soaks to bring down any swelling. Did you look under her toe for a cut or thorn?
     
  4. Alliesan648

    Alliesan648 Chirping

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    Sadly I have no back up right now, I’m not sure if I could hold her and be able to get a good look at the same time..Especially since it’s the dramatic screamer one. (Of course)
    I’m going to keep an eye on it and pick up some Epsom salts today.
     
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  5. Alliesan648

    Alliesan648 Chirping

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    Well, she let me look at it with zero fuss. For the sake of proving me wrong I suppose.
    I don’t see anything amiss on the bottom of the pad, it just looks like the claw itself suffered some sort of trauma as it has some bloodcoloring in the nailbed. Not sure if I can do much, there’s no open wounds to treat.
     
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  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Ephesians 6:13

    Just keep an eye on it for infection she probably got it caught on something keep the Epsom Salt handy just in case.
     
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    Miss Lydia Ephesians 6:13

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  8. GeeseMama

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    I wouldn't worry yourself too much. As long as bleeding stops and there is no sign of infection it ahoush be fine
     
  9. Alliesan648

    Alliesan648 Chirping

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    Thanks miss Lydia :)
    It looks like the swelling has come down a smidge. Still much larger than the other toes. There’s no open wounds however and it’s definitly not impeding mobility haha.
     
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  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Ephesians 6:13

    No drainage should mean no infection as long as redness & swelling isn’t hot to the touch.
     
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