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Rooster with infected toe, Been to the Vet need more input.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Joe.G, Nov 22, 2013.

  1. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, My Rooster has a infected toe/foot, the Toe split right below the nail and is about 1/2 inch long ( This is on the bottom of his foot ) I noticed he was not moving as much and kind of was just laying around. I checked his foot and the foot was swollen and hot and it stunk, I cleaned it out and i put Neosporin on it and wrapped it up. The next day I took him to the vet and he gave him a Injection of something and he said it should get better, I soaked him in warm water with epson salt every other day and I also kept it wrapped and used either Blue Kote or the Neosporin. the Swelling did go down after a day or two .

    I have kept him in a big crate by himself and it has been about 3 weeks and there still is a scab there. Should I stop wrapping it and soaking it? Should I get more meds? Thanks
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    I would call the vet and ask. Also, ask the vet what the injection was.

    -Kathy
     
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  3. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He told me I forgot, Maybe Ill un wrap it and stop soaking it.
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Whenever I take one to the vet I feel like my trip that I paid for should include advice on follow-up care, that's why I suggested calling him. [​IMG] Can you post some pictures of it?

    -Kathy
     
  5. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll stop into the vet today or tom, He is a farm vet but mostly for Horses cows and what not, Figured Id ask here also. I can try and see if I can get pic's with out help.
     

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