Suspected Bumbblefoot

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by RandyTheRooster, Mar 2, 2016.

  1. RandyTheRooster

    RandyTheRooster New Egg

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    Today I noticed my Rooster limping. When I examined his feet I noticed a black rock like scab. I suspect it is bumblefoot, but am not certain. Is it Bumblefoot? [​IMG]
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC, it could be bumble did you try to wash it off.
     
  3. RandyTheRooster

    RandyTheRooster New Egg

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    I found it a few minutes before it got dark and did not have time to do a proper cleaning. Thinking it was a piece of glass or sharp stone, I tried to pull it off with tweezers, but it was hard to get a hold of, and would not come off. Tomorrow I will do a proper cleaning and examination.
     
  4. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did it come off today?
     
  5. RandyTheRooster

    RandyTheRooster New Egg

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    After a long soaking and alot of scraping it came off. Its not bumbblefoot! I was very relieved that I did not have to do an operation.[​IMG] He is still walking weird, but I am beginning to suspect that might be because his spurs. The way he walks really isn't a limp, now that I look at it. He moves one leg out to the side then swings it up high before putting it down.
     
  6. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha that's great that he didn't have bumble, so what if your little rooster has a little swagger to his step, it gives him character.
     

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