Obscene Growth On Foot

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by FarmLover, May 12, 2009.

  1. FarmLover

    FarmLover New Egg

    May 12, 2009
    This is my first time here so I don't know if someone has already had this problem or not, but I have a 16 year old silky that has a growth on her foot. It's about the size of a golf ball and it doesn't appear to be bothering her and the other hens aren't bothering it, but I just want to know if anyone knows what it is.

    Sorry, I don't have a picture.
  2. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2009
    Northern California
    A 16 year old silkie?! Wow, kudos! It might be a tumor, at that age anything could happen.
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Could it be a staph infection (bumblefoot) that is out of hand?
  4. crait

    crait Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 9, 2008
    Dallas, Texas
    One of my chickies has a little bump between her toe nail and her scales. It's really tiny and doesn't seem to hurt.
    Can these two be the same thing?

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