Hen with foot injury caused by an identification band dislocation

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Cindychlvr, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. Cindychlvr

    Cindychlvr In the Brooder

    Jan 16, 2011
    I noticed last night my Wyandotte was favoring her foot. Upon inspection, I noticed her leg band was displaced and embedded in the sole of her claw....nasty. We removed the band, soaked her bloody claw in hydrogen peroxide, separated her from the other hens, and fed her some medicated chick feed. It looks better, but still VERY swollen. Anything else to do? Any suggestions?
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2011
  2. tammye

    tammye Songster

    Mar 22, 2010
    sounds like you are doing what needs to be done, keep an eye on it for a few days
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    maybe give her some warm epsom salt soaks over the next couple days and see if that makes a difference.. good thing you found it when you did. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2011

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