Greetings I'm new to BYC concerns about "Bumblefoot"?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chicksmom30, Nov 28, 2014.

  1. chicksmom30

    chicksmom30 In the Brooder

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    Greetings everyone,
    I am a new member to the BYC. I have been on the site quite a few times over the last couple of years to read various articles etc. And just decided to finally join.
    I have 2 buff Orphingtons, a Delaware Rhodie and 1 little white bantam, and yup they all have names [​IMG] About 2 months ago I noticed that 3 out of our 4 were developing "bumble foot" which at the time I was pretty uninformed about.

    Well I am the type of person to start researching and found out that this is something pretty bad for the poor girls. I read on here and a couple of other places that people have a very hard time getting rid of this and that it can be at times impossible.
    Well a month later I am glad to say that all of my birds are now doing so much better and the last of a bumble came out of my Rhodie's foot tonight. I never wanted to do any type of surgery/cutting for removal on my birds as I believe that they do feel pain and maybe not the way that we do but pain is pain and I thought if there was another way that was less invasive I was going to try it. If anyone is interested I can share this info.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member 7 Years

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] I'm so glad to hear you got your bumble foot problems under control. Please do share your technique! A lot of people, myself included, are hesitant to perform any procedures on our chickens, unless it's essential.
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Great to hear you have your bumble foot under control. I'm sure your info will be useful for everyone here on BYC. Best of luck with your flock in the future and hope you enjoy BYC :frow
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager 5 Years

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  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you were able to treat the bumblefoot! I have always went the surgery route on my birds. But what counts is the outcome and healthy birds!!

    Great to have you aboard and welcome to our flock!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you.

    Good job treating bumblefoot!
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Good job treating the bumblefoot! [​IMG]
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    Good for you - just the thought of cutting anything makes me [​IMG]
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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