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Rooster swollen foot help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by snowflake, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. snowflake

    snowflake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    rooster has swollen foot could be bumble foot but no black spot or visible injury. Should I give him some anti-biotic or try a soak? seems worse today then last night. he is 3 1/2 EE seems healthy other wise
     
  2. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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    If you do a search on bumble foot, there's a few really good threads on what to do for it--even one on how to do the 'surgery' on it yourself!
     
  3. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there any way you could post a picture?
    I just did the surgery, I sure hope you dont have to.
     
  4. snowflake

    snowflake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    don't know if I can get a picture. it is swollen but no sign of injury, no scab, nothing just puffy, I soaked it to night in warm epsom salt water will do again tomorrow before I cut or poke.
     
  5. Ozchicken

    Ozchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes the original wound which provided the entry site for the staph can heal over and you don't get the scab at all. I think you should post a picture.
     

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