Is my hen hurt?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jakiee10, Jan 16, 2017.

  1. jakiee10

    jakiee10 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]One of the toes is swollen, there is no scab in the toe so not sure if somthing is wrong

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  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can she walk fine?
     
  3. jakiee10

    jakiee10 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes she seems to be walking okay, I didn't realize anything was wrong until I looked at her foot and movies her toe was swollen
     
  4. lostboy

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    I'm not an expert but My first thoughts are an infection (bumblefoot) or gout. When did you first notice it? Any change in habits or walking/standing? If you just noticed it, a wait and see approach is what I might suggest.
     
  5. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She might have stubbed it or injured it enough for it to get swollen
     
  6. jakiee10

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    Now that's think about it, where the pink/yellow part of her foot she used to have like a scab so maybe its just healing?
     
  7. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In Bumblefoot cases there would be a Black hard core at the bottom of the foot.
     
  8. jakiee10

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    there is no scab but she does have a hard ball on the bottom of the swollen toe
     
  9. lostboy

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    That's been my usual experience too but we did have a rir that had a swollen pad with no scab that didn't clear and when we opened it up there was some pus and we got a kernel out.
     
  10. jakiee10

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    what should I do?
     

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