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swollen leg ( or feet )

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by luzmiila, Dec 21, 2015.

  1. luzmiila

    luzmiila Out Of The Brooder

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    Today I realized that my hen has a swollen finger and a wound below. Clean with alcohol and apparently did not hurt or hurts to walk. what can I give to her or do?

    A pic:
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  2. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks as she has scaly leg mites also.
     
  3. chickens102403

    chickens102403 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. luzmiila

    luzmiila Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes !! i read about the bumblefoot but is in the footpad... or all the pictures I've seen, that's where the problem is. Perhaps he stepped on something I do not know because it looks like a small wound but whit the dirt and debris is not well appreciated. I wiped with alcohol.
     
  6. luzmiila

    luzmiila Out Of The Brooder

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    Well bumblefoot results when the skin of the foot is compromised in some way, allowing bacteria to invade the foot, causing infection.. So, can be in everywhere in the foot, like a finger ???
     
  7. luzmiila

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    [​IMG]

    that is the scab
    Sorry for the bad pic, my dad take it.
     
  8. Jesusfreak101

    Jesusfreak101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just watch it for a few days if it gets red or he/she limps then i would say bumble foot. I have a hen who got a cut on her foot over a month ago (scab look like that) it hasnt got any worse and she doesnt limp or anything the cut healed.
     
  9. chickens102403

    chickens102403 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bumble foot can be any where on the foot. But, it is most commonly on the pad because that area can get cut easily. It is simply an infection on a chicken's foot. I agree with Jesusfreak101, wait it out and if it gets worse treat for bumblefoot. But the surgery is a very dramatic step to take unless you are positive that it is bumblefoot. Until then I would put some Aquafor or Neosporin on it and wrap(how to wrap link bellow) it (it will help keep the bird comfortable and if it is not bumblefoot it will help it heal).



    Bumble foot on toes:
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    Good Luck!

    -G
     
  10. luzmiila

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    I will wrap her ''finger'' tomorrow now she is sleeping. I have CLOTRIMAZOL + BETAMETHASONE... can I use it ?
     

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