Cut on bottom of feet

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rubenmarquez23, Sep 30, 2014.

  1. rubenmarquez23

    rubenmarquez23 Chirping

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    My rooster got some cuts on the bottom of his feet, can I out ointment and bandage him up?
     

  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

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    I would probably clean his feet with chlorhexidene (or Hibiclens) or betadine, then apply Neosporin ointment. How deep are the cuts?
     
  3. rubenmarquez23

    rubenmarquez23 Chirping

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    Not that deep just minor bleeding
     
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    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

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    It might be easier to cage him for a day or two on clean pine shavings or puppy pads to let them heal up a bit. Watch his feet a little later on to make sure he doesn't get bumblefoot. That is a swollen footpad sith a black dot, and is a staph infection, and sometimes is serious.
     

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