Pic. of foot sore, how to treat please

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by freefly, May 2, 2009.

  1. freefly

    freefly Out Of The Brooder

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    I have noticed this on one of my girls.
    She has had it about 1 week.
    I don't know if she cut it or how the sore came about.
    She is full freerange bird, with supplement feed.
    I cant think of any more information to guide.
    How shall I treat it please
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  2. cherrychicken

    cherrychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I'm not sure, but I'll bump you up. My only piece of advice would be to perhaps soak the foot in warm, soapy water. I have no experience in this area, but I see no way in which water and soap could hurt. Hope this helps,
    jenny
     
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Is she limping? I would just put some kind of antibotic ointment on it.
     
  4. chickenhick

    chickenhick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Clean it with warm soapy water, put some Neosporin without the painkiller on it, and keep her isolated in a small area to keep her off of it for a few days.
     
  5. freefly

    freefly Out Of The Brooder

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    She is not limping and it doesn't seam sore when I touch it.
    I haven't seen her pecking at it
    I will do the warm water and neosporin thing
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    If it's bumble foot you'll need to keep an eye on it.

    If she starts limping you'll need to do more.

    My 14 year old son treated our white rock hen for bumble foot. Took him two weeks of regular surgery and changing dressings but she's doing great now and lays almost every day.
     
  7. cherrychicken

    cherrychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, your 14 year old son did daily surgery for 2 weeks? Wow!
     

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