1. ChickenCrazy4ever

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    One of my Plymouth rock hens who is just over a year old has a swollen toe. The swelled area is near the base of the underside of her middle toe on her left foot. I noticed it yesterday because her left foot was sticking out a little too far like it was painful to stand on. She was also shaking. What is it and what can I do to fix it?
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Have you checked for bumblefoot?
     
  3. ChickenCrazy4ever

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    I looked at pictures of bumblefoot but it's in the middle part of their foot not on their toe in the pictures I've seen. Can they get it on their toe? I just looks swollen now; I don't see any discolored areas where bacteria could be growing.
     
  4. ChickenCrazy4ever

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    How do you check for or know whether or not it's bumblefoot?
     
  5. ChickenCrazy4ever

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    Please help.
     
  6. sharol

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    Bumblefoot usually shows a thickened dark scablike spot on the foot. It would probably be on the bottom of the foot.
     

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