Something funny betweens the roos "toes". ***pics***

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by yellowchickensmomma, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. yellowchickensmomma

    yellowchickensmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was given this rooster by a friend who said that she had two and didn't need one. My Roo Daddy was killed by wild dogs [​IMG]. When I got home with this rooster I noticed he had something funny on his feet. Can anyone tell me what it is or should I give him back. My girls don't have anything like this.

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    You see the reddish/pinkish on his feet? Please help!

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  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    Bumblefoot? A possible infection of his foot pad. Do a search for it on here, there is a lot of good information if that is what it is.
     
  3. TaLani

    TaLani ~ Gemini Chick ~

    Oct 2, 2008
    Bryson City, NC
    Does he have the redness on his legs too, or just his feet?
     
  4. yellowchickensmomma

    yellowchickensmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:No. It's just between the toes.
     
  5. ChickBond 007

    ChickBond 007 Licensed to Cull

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    I have a cuckoo maran whose feet get really red sometimes too. I'm interested to know what you find out.
     
  6. TaLani

    TaLani ~ Gemini Chick ~

    Oct 2, 2008
    Bryson City, NC
    Have you looked at the pad of both his feet? If it is bumblefoot you might see the infection site. You can search on here as to how to treat the bumblefoot. You can always put Neosporin on his feet (w/o pain medication) too, but he may need something stronger.

    Here's a helpful and informative link re bumblefoot: https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=209876&p=1
     
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  7. RevaVirginia

    RevaVirginia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hrmmm, my rooster has pink between his toes also. I looked at it wondering if there was something to be concerned about. Decided that all his movements were normal, no limping and didn't seem to bother him. Chalked it up to the stress of having hens scattered around several acres. He takes his job very seriously which makes him a busy beaver....er rooster.
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  8. yellowchickensmomma

    yellowchickensmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing on the pads of his feet and like RevaVirginia was saying his movements are all ok.

    Do you think I need to get some antibiotics?

    Although I don't think he liked being moved. My BO was all to excited about this new arrival. She was just a singing. I'm gonna buy a tent to put around the run so the kids cant see whats going on back there. LOL
     
  9. LesGan

    LesGan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This past spring my roo's toes, then feet, then legs turned bright pink so it looked kind of like sunburn. I posted a query and someone said that was a result of hormones running high. The color did slowly back off until he looked "normal" again.
     
  10. wordgirl

    wordgirl One of the Shire-folk

    Apr 14, 2009
    Is he a BO? Speckledhen just told me this:

    Quote:Some reddish tinge on the legs, especially the sides and between the toes, is a mark of a mature rooster in some breeds, like BO, Barred Rock, etc.

    I don't know if it's the same thing, though.
     

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