Rooster's dew claw infected

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 1dumbcluck, Jun 24, 2016.

  1. 1dumbcluck

    1dumbcluck New Egg

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    Rooster has an infected broken dew claw - back claw to grasp. It is swollen and warm to the touch. His leg is also swollen. I've been soaking it twice a day in benedine plus hot water for 15 minutes. He is isolated. Help please.
     
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    1dumbcluck New Egg

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  3. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Can you take him to a vet?

    Any photos?

    It sounds like it is infected.
     
  4. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A picture would help as well. I like to use warm warm and Epsom salts. You may need to get some injectable penicillin from TSC if it doesn't seem to be responding to the soaking.
     
  5. 1dumbcluck

    1dumbcluck New Egg

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    Yes, I'm take him to the vet today.
     
  6. 1dumbcluck

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    I'm going to request an antibiotic.
     
  7. Wyorp Rock

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