1. Lilytoes

    Lilytoes Out Of The Brooder

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    My hen (Peaches) has had a problem with her feet. I t has been about 2 months. Her feet where swollen and I thought maybe bumble foot. There wasn't anything but the swelling to make me think that. No other trade marks of bumble foot. I've tried antibiotics , soaking her feet and draining the puss out of them. Nothing works the puss just keeps on coming. Now she has some sort of growth on her leg. It's on her kneecap or the joint right before the drum of a chicken. I just went out side and found that her thigh on that leg is turning black. Her poo looks good, she eats, she drinks and other wise she seems healthy. I'm stumped I've done every thing that I know to do. If anyone has any thoughts I would greatly appreciate it. I couldn't kill her. So Please Help!:( If I can get any advice at all tell me how to cull her. I'm scared she going to have a painfull death. My email is [email protected]
     
    Last edited: Nov 30, 2012
  2. Gargoyle

    Gargoyle Overrun With Chickens

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    Fox Valley, IL
    My Coop
    Sounds like a bad infection. Try antibiotics. Tractor Supply and feed stores and some pet shops sell Duramycin.
    If that doesn't work, it may be best to cull her, because otherwise she will just keep suffering.
     
  3. FlyHigher

    FlyHigher Chillin' With My Peeps

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