Is this bumblefoot?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by puramama, May 23, 2016.

  1. puramama

    puramama New Egg

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    I'm new to keeping chickens..... I noticed a "growth" on one of my hens foot, with what I though was a thorn on her foot pad. She is limping a bit. Is this bumblefoot? How should I treat this? Thanks in advance[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Looks like beginnings of bumble foot to me....

    :idunno
     
  3. Violetsfeathers

    Violetsfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it is bumblefoot.
    I cured my chicken of bumblefoot by picking the scab and cleaning it out. Soaked it in Epsom salt every other day and packed antibiotic ointment in there and wrapped it with vet wrap. It took me a couple months for it to go away, don't give up.
     
  4. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    :thumbsup
    That's what I did, too :)
     

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