Feet infection?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BantamUsername, Mar 19, 2018.

  1. MyChickens14

    MyChickens14 Chirping

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    have you tried soaking your chick's feet yet?
     
  2. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Crowing

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    IMG_3682.PNG Check the perches and living area for possible causes. I've never seen chicks with bumble.
     
  3. MyChickens14

    MyChickens14 Chirping

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    have you soaked them though? it can hurt to try
     
  4. Eggcessive

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    Yes, soaking in Epsom salts warm water would be very good every day. Dry thoroughly, and keep them warm.
     
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  5. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Crowing

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    Yes agree with soaking . The magnesium sulphate helps to draw out toxins and softens the core. An application of sugar and iodine poultice may also help. I've used magnoplasm paste ( which is also magnesium sulphate ) with success. Keeping the area clean and getting on top of the infection is paramount. An antibiotic spray or ointment plus oral antibiotics will help control the staph.
    https://sites.google.com/a/poultrypedia.com/poultrypedia/poultry-podiatry
     

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