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Swollen, black and blue foot

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Meesa95, Apr 26, 2016.

  1. Meesa95

    Meesa95 Hatching

    Apr 26, 2016
    Pottstown, Pa
    Hello everyone! I'm new with chickens so I'm sort of freaking about my chickens foot. I was watching them outside and I noticed the one limping and when I walked over I saw her foot. Im not sure what could have happened but I hope it's nothing bad. I feel terrible about its foot and I hope it can heal. Thank you everyone![VIDEO][​IMG]

  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    The foot looks sprained or injured, and bruised. It should heal in a few weeks. Make sure that she is getting to food and water. She probably shouldn't be jumping on and off a roost. Sometimes placing them in a cage or dog crate with food and water, and keeping them with the flock is a good way to force rest of the foot.
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