URGENT!!! PLEASE HELP!!!

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  1. ChickensGalore1

    ChickensGalore1 Out Of The Brooder

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    What happened to my chicken's foot?? Was she stung by a bug? Please help! It wasn't on her foot last night either!
     
    Last edited: Sep 24, 2015
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Looks a basic injury, maybe a welt, and yes, possibly a bite or sting. It would be a good idea to clean the foot thoroughly to get a better look at it. Warm water with a bit of dish soap is adequate, and if you have an old toothbrush they're useful for scrubbing the dirt from the scales. If the sore itself is open in any place, clean all dirt out of it and apply some neosporin (be sure to use the kind without pain medication). If it is a simple cut or welt, it should heal easily within a couple days. Keep a careful eye on it to be sure it doesn't become infected or swell any more.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If you are very concerned about her, please post in full detail and with photo to "emergencies, diseases, injuries, cures." thread. It won't hurt to ask.
     
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    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  5. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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