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First Bumblefoot Surgery Last Night...Pics

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by The Sheriff, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Excellent job removing the infection and excellent pics!
     
  3. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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    Great job [​IMG]
     
  4. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Excellent job! [​IMG]
     
  5. curious1969

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    Thank you for posting this link [​IMG] Very nice to have pictures.
     
  6. Emily's Eggery

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    great pictures! Very interested in a chicken first aid kit. Definately sounds useful!
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    You did a fabulous job, Mary! Been there so many times, I don't even want to remember. My big red girl, Meg, has chronic bumblefoot, probably due to a combination of her oddly shaped huge feet and her dense body weight. Always have to work on her, probably 4-5 times a year.
     
  8. The Sheriff

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    Quote:Thanks everybody! [​IMG]

    Cyn, I hope this doesn't become chronic with this girl. While Kelly and I were looking at her this afternoon, we saw a couple of odd spots on her other foot. I'll poke around a little tomorrow but for today she's had enough. I still can't believe how much stuff I got out of there. Reminded me of the worst infection I saw while working as a nurse. I think I got more stuff outta' that guy than he weighed when I was done. [​IMG]
     
  9. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm calling you when I get a hen with bumblefoot!!!!!
     
  10. lovin my birds

    lovin my birds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great job! I have a hen that i believe is has bumblefoot and have been researching how to do the surgery. She is my oldest girl and acctually my original. She is 11 and a half. I feel so bad for her. I would love to know what all you had on hand for your surgery. I have a list from other places but I wanted your opinion to and anyone elses opinion. This helped greatly especially the pictures. Again ANY info would be appreciated this will be my first time so I am a little nervous about doing something wrong. Thanks!
     

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