Silkie's Feet???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BloominOrchid, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. BloominOrchid

    BloominOrchid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this a bad foot on a silkie, or is it bumble foot?
    Its soft, and her claws curl to the side on this foot, and she walks on the side.
    She doesnt seem to be phased by this at all, and runs with all the other chicks.
    (forgive my pictures I just got out of the pool [​IMG] )
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  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Is that just one one toe, or on the pad of the foot? If it's kinda squisy, it could be full of fluid......

    I think you may need to drain that......so sorry to say. Sterilize a needle and puncture that........I might give her some duramayacin in her drinking water for about 10 days too.
     
  3. BloominOrchid

    BloominOrchid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just one toe, and its the side of it, almost like its making a cailus (sp?) BC she walks on the side of that toe.
    I did get a good look at it and removed some funky feathers that almost looked like they were ingrown, does that happen?
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Yes, ingrown feathers can happen.
     

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