Splinter in Foot

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chicken03, Sep 27, 2009.

  1. Chicken03

    Chicken03 Songster

    Mar 20, 2009
    Western Pa
    I have a hen that has been limping. I looked at the foot today and It appears that there is a splinter broke off in the middle of the foot. Any ideas on how to get it out?
  2. ybmagpye

    ybmagpye In the Brooder

    Apr 17, 2009
    Fair Oaks, California
    I would guess that human first aid rules can apply here. Soak the affected foot in warm water for a few minutes (hold her down!). The wood will swell up and you should be able to push or gently tweeze the splinter out.

    Hey - it works on me all the time! [​IMG]

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