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Foot stones?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by piasaposse, Sep 21, 2013.

  1. piasaposse

    piasaposse Hatching

    Jun 6, 2013
    Hi, I have a hen that has a recurring problem. On her right foot, she keeps developing a "stone" on the webbing between her toes. I can squeeze it and a small "stone" pops out and leaves a hole in the webbing. I put an antibiotic ointment on it and haven't had any problems with infection. It's like popping a blackhead! Has anyone else had this problem, and if so, do you what it is and what causes it. Thanks!
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio

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