Drawing Salve for Bumblefoot?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sbhkma, Aug 26, 2014.

  1. Although I don't have a bird with bumblefoot, I do have one with a broken toe (I suspect a horse stepped on her). But it got me looking at bumblefoot and I was wondering if folks ever use a drawing salve like Ichthammol? I see some folks using sugardine, so got to thinking - why not ichthammol as well? I keep it on hand all the time, since we have mesquite here and those thorns can cause all sorts of problems!
  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
  3. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    Ichthammol is fine. I use something for horses called Magnapaste. It's Epsom salts in a gel and I wrap their foot with it. I think there are several drawing salves out there, I think they all work.
  4. Ok thanks folks! I was just wondering since I always have ichthammol on hand.

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