hen with growth on her foot

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by abbey anderson, Aug 18, 2016.

  1. abbey anderson

    abbey anderson Hatching

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    I found one of my 60 chickens with 3 growth on the top of her foot. I performed a surgery and took a hard mass, yellow, that looks like hard puss. Can anyone tell me what that is?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Do an on site search on 'bumblefoot' and see if that is what you are dealing with.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    It's probably bumblefoot. Head over to the "Emergencies/Diseases/Injuries and Cures" section and post in their with pictures of her foot. Hope your hen gets better!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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  5. Elky

    Elky In the Brooder

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    My 4H leader JUST did this surgery on one of her chickens too! She described it as a hard yellow mass. Wrap the foot with gaze and tape and keep her contained for a while. Its defiantly Bumble foot u got.
     

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