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Do ducks get bumblefoot?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by coloradochick, Jun 7, 2008.

  1. coloradochick

    coloradochick Songster

    Dec 19, 2007
    Brighton, CO
    I just got a new Pekin girl today, Carter, she's almost 1 1/2 years old. As we were driving in the car my daughter noticed blood on her hand. When we got home I looked at Carters feet and there's a huge 1 in x 1/2 in lump where the heel would be on a person. It almost looks like a huge skin colored mole that has callused a bit. Anyways it's bleeding. I will try to get pics but does this sound like bumblefoot or maybe a cyst?


    edited to add: I did squeeze on it a little and it didn't seem to bother her [​IMG] .
    Last edited: Jun 7, 2008
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member Premium Member 11 Years

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    Yes, ducks very prone to bumblefoot.
    Post some pics and we can get you some good advice! [​IMG]

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