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Cut on web of foot what more should I do

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by cat1994, Nov 26, 2011.

  1. cat1994

    cat1994 Songster

    Sep 12, 2010
    Southeast MO
    I went out today and found that Millie my Blue Fawn Call duck has a very small clean cut in one of the webs of her left foot. It is a clean cut from the edge heading to the middle; it is not even a half an inch long. I searched to try and find what wire or screw or something that was sticking out that cute her and found a few places that could have caused it so I fixed them all but I could of missed one maybe, I can’t be sure. I cleaned the cut and put antibiotic cream on it but I just wanted to know if anyone else has had this happen before and if so what did you do? I would hate for it to get infected or get any bigger.

    Last edited: Nov 26, 2011

  2. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Crowing

    Mar 22, 2011
    I had one of my ducks step on a naIl i think it was and left a hole in it. But it completely healed.
    Last edited: Nov 26, 2011
  3. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

    Jan 11, 2010
    Just try and keep the area clean- the foot is an area that heals quite well. She may always have a small split where the cut is the the edges may not join together completely.
  4. cat1994

    cat1994 Songster

    Sep 12, 2010
    Southeast MO
    Thanks she is doing fine today and doesn’t seem to be bothered by the cut at all. I will just keep every thing as clean as I can and watch the cut to make sure all is well. I just wish I could be sure of what cut her, I found some sharp edges but I can’t be sure that one of them was the cause of it nor that I found every sharp edge there is. Oh well, thanks

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