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

    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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