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Is this bumblefoot? (Image)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by shiningeyes, Sep 6, 2016.

  1. shiningeyes

    shiningeyes Chirping

    Mar 22, 2016
    I noticed this yesterday on my Pekin drakes foot. He's not limping and seems fine. But I'm not sure what early bumblefoot looks like. Most pictures I find are of more advanced cases. Could it be just a small scab or cut? Not sure if I should start treatment of some kind.

  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    Yes it looks like bumblefoot.
    Ducks are particularly susceptible.
    I'd try hot Epsom salt soaks and cleaning.
    Then a CEH ointment. That's hypericum, Echinacea and calendula. It has been used successfully on raptors and for my chickens.


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