Please help my chicken feet swollen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by staceymw, Sep 19, 2015.

  1. staceymw

    staceymw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay I have a question

    And I do plan to answer

    Today I was checking all my chicken feet,bodies,etc. I noticed all my chicken feet on the bottom in the middle was swollen And starting to get red...

    They are eating and drinking what could be wrong

    Is this normal or what going on

    Please help I think my flock sick or something.

    Cant i give them antibiotics its my whole flock.
     
  2. Reamuskitty1

    Reamuskitty1 Out Of The Brooder

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    its sounds like bumble foot. to get rid of it you can use some tweezers to pull off the scab and the yuck in side then rinse it repeatedly until it looks better. sophie
     
  3. Reamuskitty1

    Reamuskitty1 Out Of The Brooder

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    before you do that get almost hot water with chicken salt
    sophie
     
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  4. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Post some pictures so we can see the bottoms/pads of their feet.

    Very seldom will all of the chickens in a flock have bumble foot at the same time.

    If you do decide to start pulling off scabs, please wear gloves. Bumble foot is caused by staph and contagious.
     
  5. Reamuskitty1

    Reamuskitty1 Out Of The Brooder

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    in case i skip a step you can look at step by step directions in the learning center Sophie
     
  6. staceymw

    staceymw Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    You are looking at the nstural padding on the bottom of her foot. I don't see anything that even suggests bumble foot.
     
  8. staceymw

    staceymw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank u
     
  9. staceymw

    staceymw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are fine thanks
     
  10. staceymw

    staceymw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank u everyone they are ok... False alarm yeahhhh
     

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