Limping chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by crazy2catz, Mar 4, 2015.

  1. crazy2catz

    crazy2catz Hatching

    Oct 27, 2013
    I noticed one of my chickens is limping and seems to have her backend close to the ground. I don't know if I should take her to the vet or what I should be looking for. I did pick her up and looked at her leg which seemed fine but I don't know what I should be looking for. Any ideas?
  2. Hensome

    Hensome Hatching

    Jul 31, 2013
    Sounds like bumble foot. Search posts on bumble foot and see if the symptoms match. Its quite a job to lance and clean but can be done successfully.

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