Re-post: Is this Bumblefoot?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by slukeplass22, May 27, 2016.

  1. slukeplass22

    slukeplass22 Out Of The Brooder

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    Our Silver Ameraucana has this bump in-between her toes and I was wondering if it was bumblefoot. The following article prompted the question

    http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2011/07/bumblefoot-causes-treatment-warning.html

    She's skittish so I don't want to do surgery so if there are any other treatments please let me know.

    Thanks,

    Picture below

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    Oh, and no, she doesn't seem to be in pain. She acts normal (running around, digging, eating grass, enforcing her pecking order position, etc.)
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Have you looked at the bottom of her foot?

    If it is related to bumble foot, you will find a dried poop ball under that bump - and can just "shell" it out. if the pad of the foot looks infected then you will need to take other steps.

    Please post a pic of the underside of the foot to get better opines.
     
  3. slukeplass22

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    Pics. of bottoms of feet.

    Foot with bump

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    Foot without bump

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  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Photo is not clear enough to tell - but looks like the foot pads are ok.

    The bump is not what I expected - is it hard or soft, red, tender?
     
  5. slukeplass22

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    The bump on Gypsy's left foot pad is a bit hard on the tip, but otherwise it feels the same as the rest of her foot.

    The bump on Gypsy's right foot (in-between the toes) feels hard.
     
  6. slukeplass22

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    No redness on any of the bumps, and I don't see any scabs.
     
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    [​IMG] Here's a better picture of her left foot.
     
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    (Foot w/o. bump)
     

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