limping chicken

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

  1. FarmerMack

    FarmerMack Songster

    Oct 28, 2007
    Stanford, KY
    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

    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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