Rooster With swollen Toe

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by duckking, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. duckking

    duckking Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 2 year old Delaware's middle toe is very swollen. If you put your index finger to your thumb to make a circle, its a little smaller then that. It is also red on the bottom. He was acting normal all day, jumping up on the coop to greet me and i'm am pretty sure I saw him eat and drink. Is this a tumor!? a cut? I'm freaking out \he is the nicest rooster I have ever and I don't want to loose him, have lost enough of my flock already.
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    Thanks
    Jack
     
  2. duckking

    duckking Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really could use some help.
     
  3. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    Check the bottom of his foot. Sometimes a small cut or abrasion can seal over and turn into an abscess or bumblefoot. Bumblefoot looks like a small black spot or scab in the center of a swollen area.
     

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