swollen foot

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ingv8700, Aug 6, 2009.

  1. ingv8700

    ingv8700 In the Brooder

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    One of my chickens has a swollen foot, how do I get the swelling down? is there anything i can give her for it?
     
  2. On the bottom of the foot, is there a black scab looking area? If so, do a search for bumblefoot. Otherwise, has it injured the leg? Is it moving it fine, and walking fine? Any reddened areas? Hot or normal to touch?
     
  3. Also, what breed? If it's one of the meat chickens, let us know.
     
  4. ingv8700

    ingv8700 In the Brooder

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    it is a gold link hen, and yes it is in the back of her foot I think?
     
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2009
  5. ingv8700

    ingv8700 In the Brooder

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    come to find out she had a fish hook stuck in the back of her foot, what steps do we take to battle infection
     
  6. dani0304

    dani0304 Chirping

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    That sounds like a definite source of bumble foot which will need vet treatment! Is it hot? swollen between toes? picture would be best.....
     

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