Limping Black Star

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by twandx, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. twandx

    twandx Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my 2-yr old Stars was limping so I checked it out. She was surprisingly docile, letting me poke and prod without a peep or a cluck.

    I felt for embedded stones or hard objects but there just seemed to be a hard mass at the base of the middle toe that looked like a bunion.

    Since I had some self sticking bunion pads handy, I put one one. Am observing and hoping it helps and that she does not pick it right off.

    Here's a picture - would appreciate any information that would help me to help her. Thanks.

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  2. Clay Valley Farmer

    Clay Valley Farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Likely bumblefoot, very common. Treatment is soaking and draining the infected area. There are some how to posts, just search for them.
     

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