Help with horrible bumble

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Soose, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. Soose

    Soose Chirping

    Sep 20, 2010
    Long Island
    The BYC Forums have always been such a help in the past, I'm hoping for some today.

    I have a 1 year old Khaki Campbell girl with a horrible bumbe. She seems to have them frequently, alternating sides, but we've always managed to get through them in the past. This one, not so.
    Here's the ususal daily routine we follow;
    20 minute soak in epson salt and betadine bath
    5 minutes in tricide neo bath
    bandage foot with lots of neosporine

    And I have her crated inside to keep her from following her flock around on this walnut sized bumble.

    I'm at a loss on this one, because I can't find the infection, After pulling the initial scab and ball of pus out, it looks like just inflammed foot.

    What ever anyone can offer would be so appreciated. Even to the extent of what to do about this chronic bumble case.

  2. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

    Aug 3, 2011
    Long Island, NY
    I've never had a duck with bumblefoot, don't know how to treat with the webbing. Did you do a search in the sticky notes?
    Those are the posts that are there before you start a new thread. I'm sorry I don't know how to help, but am replying to bump you up.
  3. Mamma_Duck04

    Mamma_Duck04 Chirping

    Apr 27, 2011
    Crazyville, VA
    Have you tried rubbing her foot again & see if anything else came out? Most of the bumble foot posts describe quite a bit of junk, with the persistent redness/swelling, I wonder if there's more gunk in there that needs to be milked out. Also, have you considered getting the duck on antibiotics, maybe the infection is spreading or she got a secondary?

    Just some ideas & a bump, hope you can get more responses!!
  4. suki'smom

    suki'smom Songster

    Aug 4, 2011
    Central Wisconsin
    Bump [​IMG]

  5. Mamma_Duck04

    Mamma_Duck04 Chirping

    Apr 27, 2011
    Crazyville, VA
    Soose- can we get an update on your ducky?

    Hope it's feeling better somewhat!

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