1. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    One of my hens has a swollen foot. There is no scab but it is puffy and there is some heat. Since it's so late, I thought I'd check it tomorrow, hopefully it will be better. Again, no scab so I don't think it's bumble-foot.

    Any home remedies I should try?

    She seems to be walking all right on it.
     
  2. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

    Nov 25, 2007
    High Desert, CA
    Definitely sounds like an infection. I'd give it a good look tomorrow and see if you can get a better idea of what it may be (mites, puncture wound infection, bumblefoot, etc). Can you post a pic of it for us to see? We may be of more help if we can see it too.
     
  3. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    It's still swollen.

    Sorry, I can't post pics because my camera isn't working.

    A few of my other hens have scaly leg mites so all legs are going to get soaked and treated today. Once I get it cleaned up, I'll take a closer look at it.
     
  4. dani0304

    dani0304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It does sound like bumble foot as my neighbour had the same case as you but her chicken died this morning:( She knew it was bumble foot.... after the swelling went down she started shaking her head ALL the time! So you need to get her to the vets asa!!!!!!
     

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