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Toenail gone, Bumblefoot?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 6chick*start, Jul 4, 2011.

  1. 6chick*start

    6chick*start Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've always noticed that Rosie had one very tiny toenail.
    Yesterday I saw that tiny toenail is completely gone.
    Left with this tiny dark spot/scab?
    Will it grow back or will I be dealing with bumblefoot now?
    She is 14 weeks.

    Pictures as good as I could get this morning.
    Thanks

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  2. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    no i dont think its bumble foot...

    bumble foot is usually in the pad on the underside of the foot

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  3. 6chick*start

    6chick*start Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I don't really think it is either but there is a round, black scab there, albeit tiny and where the nail should be.
    B-foot is basically a staff infection right?
    So I was thinking however the toenail came off would have left a sort of wound that bacteria could get in = B-foot??

    It's a big weekend ... I will just sit back and hope someone answers whether or not toenails grow back ???
     
  4. Gen9

    Gen9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my polish crested doesn't have a middle toenail either... and the pathetic looking nail that's there, is barely hanging on. [​IMG]
     
  5. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    its really hard to tell from the pic.. if the stump is high enough up then no it wont grow back... but it may.. the black dot may just be a scab. I would clean it and try and keep it clean

    yes b-foot is staph but not all bacteria is staph so you might just be lucky... keep an eye on it... hopefully it will all be fine
     

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