limping chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by FarmerMack, Apr 18, 2008.

  1. FarmerMack

    FarmerMack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well after one of my Barreds wandered out front of my house it seems to have developed a limp. I checked the leg that it is favoring but only found a light red spot on the bottom of it's foot if it was a human i would say it got a stone bruise on the ball of it foot. Anything i can do for it or does it need to just heal on it's own? I checked no one sells chicken crutches [​IMG]


    Farmer MacK [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Not much you can do. Just let it heal. If you find a black scab though... it may be bumble foot starting up. That which you will have to clear and pack and heal up.
     

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