Hen with a limp

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chucknbob, Nov 8, 2013.

  1. Chucknbob

    Chucknbob Out Of The Brooder

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    Yesterday I noticed one of my Marans isn't keeping up with the rest of the girls. She is walking with a limp, and when she stands still she stands on one leg. She's still spunky and eating well. I didn't see anything wrong, but I couldn't catch her to look at the bottom of her feet.

    Any ideas on what may be going on, and what should I do?
     
  2. Beaky Buzzard

    Beaky Buzzard Chillin' With My Peeps

    Its important to catch her and see if you can look at her legs and feet, its possible she might have bumble foot which is characterized by a black looking scab on the bottom of the foot pad.. good Luck!
     

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