Silkie foot injury

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sevensilkies, Oct 22, 2016.

  1. sevensilkies

    sevensilkies New Egg

    Oct 22, 2016
    Hi, I have a 7 month old silkie that has been limping for probably 4 months. She eats fine, gets around with a severe limp but fine, and gets along with others. I be been looking for bumblefoot and any sores injuries etc. Today I found this. It is on her left foot and left of the farthest left toe. It's not on the bottom of foot. Anyone recognize what it is or what I should do? [​IMG]
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, sevensilkies, and :welcome! Great to have you aboard! Sorry to hear about your Silkie. I don't know that to be classified as bumblefoot it has to confined to the foot pad. I'd think any bottom of the foot/toe region could develop bumblefoot symptoms. On the other hand, you said she's been this way for four months. Seems like bumblefoot would have done her in by now. :idunno. I think the best thing to do would be to post in the ER Forum here
    Hope the folks there can give you their thoughts. Best wishes!
  3. sevensilkies

    sevensilkies New Egg

    Oct 22, 2016
    Thank you. I actually just checked it out again and it seems it may be a toe that isn't fully formed? I'll try there [​IMG]
  4. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

    Apr 24, 2016
    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! I am so sorry to hear about your hen though. Do you have any standard size roosters mating with her? I hope someone else can chime in as to what is up with her! I hope you enjoy BYC as much as I have!

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