1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    Not a member yet? join BYC here & then introduce yourself in our community forum here.

have not seen this before

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dandrews1971, Sep 12, 2013.

  1. dandrews1971

    dandrews1971 Songster

    While bathing one of my birds I noticed a couple of dark spots on her toes. Any clues what could be wrong. She is otherwise very healthy.[​IMG]
  2. dandrews1971

    dandrews1971 Songster

    its like a discoloration just at the end of her toe & on another one too,
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    To me it looks like she has stepped in something that has temporarily colored her toes, but keep a check on it. I have seen areas of necrosis look like that after people have put vet wrap on that has become too tight.
  4. dandrews1971

    dandrews1971 Songster

    I noticed it while bathing her & had taken a toothbrush to her feet, so it doesnt come off. It didnt appear to be sore. I didn find a case of bumblefoot in 2 other birds (grrr). could it be similar?
    Its only on those 2 toes though..

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: