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Duck booties for hurt feet!!!!!! Thank you Nettie!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kysilkies, Mar 1, 2010.

  1. kysilkies

    kysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We received our new booties from Nettie and felt compelled to give her props...They are high quality and we have to say, the daggone cutest things we've ever seen!...They look very easy to get their feet in as well and you can tell they'll be well protected!...

    We hope we never need to use them but if our babies ever get sore feet, they'll be as close to "gelling" as possible, THANK YOU NETTIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Here is her site:

    http://www.indoorducks.com/

    If you have ducks, these are a little peace of mind and look so cute hanging up! :)

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  2. kw

    kw Out Of The Brooder

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    How much did they cost?
     
  3. kysilkies

    kysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They were $10pr & $6pr...I believe they can be tailored to many different sizes, we chose IIRC a 3-6wk size and one for our grown Muscovies...
     
  4. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    I got some from her too. 8 of my ducks have Bumblefoot (pretty severe), and these are helping them out a lot. They can walk comfortably now and are healing up very nicely. I will post before and after pics. These are great, and come in several colors. Thanks so much Nettie! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

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  5. kysilkies

    kysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad to see those are helping, how do they get bumblefoot?!?!
     
  6. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    It is caused by Staph Aureous bacteria invading a small cut in the foot, which is usually caused by hard floors, staples, nails, rough surfaces for them to walk on. Left untreated it can cause swollen/infected hocks, feet so bad they can't walk, pain and even death (from Septicemia i.e. systemic infection in the blood). [​IMG]
     
  7. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    I got some shoes sent out to OZ for my ducks...the big size...gee if I had of known how cute the little ones were I would have ordered some of them too.. Wonderful to see pics of the difference wearing shoes has made to the bumble foot.
     
  8. kw

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    It's amazing what a difference those booties made!! I just can't believe that after pic. [​IMG]
     
  9. kingpincray

    kingpincray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how long did it take to heal?
     
  10. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    It took about 6 weeks. I used the booties in combination with antibiotics & topical ointments. The booties help keep the topical medicine in so it gets absorbed better. [​IMG]
     

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