rooster with RED feet and legs, swollen/tender feet underneath also ( PICTURES!! )

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by AlotaBitCountry, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. AlotaBitCountry

    AlotaBitCountry Out Of The Brooder

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    my ruby rooster im noticing has very red legs and feet and his feet look a little swollen underneath, im wondering if there is something wrong because i have 3 buffs including him and the other two buffs dont have red. i really want to find out what is wrong quick so i can fix it, please help.. he is my favorite rooster.

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    (first photo, you can see my other buff hens foot by my roosters red feet...)
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    (last photo the red isnt as noticable but you can see hes a little swollen i think, pretty soft)
     
  2. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    It doesn't look like bumble foot? Are you sure its tender? That could just be his natural pigment or s little sun burn.
     
  3. AlotaBitCountry

    AlotaBitCountry Out Of The Brooder

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    its possible that it may be natural or sunburn i guess, but i just a was a little worried because hes the only one and these are my first set of chickens/rooster im raising, just want to be sure... so you think its okay?
     
  4. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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  5. AlotaBitCountry

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    oh alright, that might make sense then. he is only like 6 months old and just started crowing and liking the hens, so maybe its hormones
     

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