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open sore on bottom of our chickens foot

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Penny1, Apr 4, 2011.

  1. Penny1

    Penny1 New Egg

    Apr 4, 2011
    We have a hen who has an open sore on the bottom of her foot. It used to look like a black circle that was trying to heal. Last night we noticed the hole now has what appears to be a bone sticking out of it and her toe is very swollen around the joint area. She can walk but she limps. Any suggestions?
  2. alln7220

    alln7220 Out Of The Brooder

    May 3, 2010
    it called bumblefoot. if you look around byc you should come across info on how to treat. i have dond it once but not enough to tell you how to do it. its not to tough but kind of grose good luck
  3. azhenhouse

    azhenhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 12, 2010
    North Eastern Arizona
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2011

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