swollen foot/possible bumblefoot?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tchamberlain, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. tchamberlain

    tchamberlain New Egg

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    [​IMG]Hello folks,

    I have a blue laced red Wyandot who stopped laying about 10 days ago and is broody. Though she moves and runs normally and without a limp I noticed one toe on her left foot sticks out to one side and is slight rotated. It is a bit swollen at the base of that toe too. No black scab on the pad, but I did notice a small black spot on the top of the top in the webbing. Doesn't look like the bumblefoot pics of other hens on this site, so I'm wondering if anyone has a idea of what might be the problem.
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  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    certainly not bumblefoot, but she did hurt herself somehow. maybe hard landing? foot caught into something etc.
     
  3. tchamberlain

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    Then nothing to do, eh?
     
  4. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not much you can do unless its bleeding. keep the area clean. One of my hen had the same problem and didnt go away for a long time. that was last summer. she is fine. heres my picture
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  5. tchamberlain

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    Okay. Thanks. I'll just keep an eye on her. BTW did your girl get broody during that time? Mine won't stay out of the nest box.
     
  6. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No but got around with a limp. But not a painful limp. If yours not sitting on eggs. you may have to take her out so she can excercise!
     

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