pic of roos bad foot

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chick_in_Indiana, Feb 25, 2008.

  1. Chick_in_Indiana

    Chick_in_Indiana Songster

    Dec 14, 2007
    NE Indiana
    [​IMG]Here is a pic of my poor roos foot. Any ideas what it is and the best way to take care of it? Does it look like frost bite? Thanks for any help.
  2. cockadoodlemom

    cockadoodlemom Songster

    Feb 25, 2007
    I am sorry for you and poor roo. I don't have any idea other that try the search and hopefully someone who knows alot more than me will help you soon.
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Looks like it might be frostbite to me, hopefully there will be more opinions soon.
  4. sammi

    sammi Songster

    Dec 21, 2007
    Southeast USA
    looks like frostbite..and might have some infection going on..
    might try some antibiotic ointment..tho he might need a systemic as well..from a vet for treating staph or strept..

    another ointment that might be good is Panalog..(Animax is the generic)

    do the feet have an odor?

    poor little guy...

    confine him to a small very clean area to restrict movement.
    clean feet with betadine tea..keep clean.
    give aspirin for pain and help blood flow..5 (325mg) tablets crushed into 1 gallon of water.
    give electrolytes
    give extra protein
    apply antibiotic ointment
    get suitable systemic antibiotic and further advice from vet.
    may need skin debridement to restrict spread of possible infection and healing.

    fingers crossed.
    Last edited: Feb 25, 2008
  5. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Songster

    May 4, 2007
    I agree, looks like frostbite. I'm sorry, poor guy. I wish I could help but I have no idea what to do for frostbite when it's at such an advanced stage. [​IMG]

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