Is this bumblefoot?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by wendigo, Oct 10, 2014.

  1. wendigo

    wendigo Out Of The Brooder

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    For quite some time now one of my hens has some problems with her feet. She walks normally but when running she limps pretty hard. I can't tell if it's scaly legs or bumblefoot.. or anything else. Pictures explain it the best:

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    That pinkish area in between the fingers is a tiny bit swollen too. It's been like this for weeks and it didn't change. One day she started limping when walking too, so I applied some vaseline and the limping went away but the bulkiness didn't. Any idea what's going on?
     
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2014
  2. Suzie

    Suzie Overrun With Chickens

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    You need to look at the underside of her foot...if there is a brown or black scab then she has bumblefoot...I do not see any evidence of scaly leg mites.
     

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