Was bumblefoot:repost with pic-what is this??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by NattyK, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. NattyK

    NattyK Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] This is a pic of my roos legs. You can see a white looking part in his hock, it is still fuzzing from the peroxide. This is actually black, like a nasty scab, it doesn't smell necrotic. He did not have a typical bumble, but we did pull out a piece of wood, which I suspect introduced the infection. We cleaned his legs, and the place with the splinter out with peroxide, and I put baby powder on his legs so that when he roosts tonight he will be dry. Of course I got home from town and we couldn't find the neosporin. I think I will alternate the two (neosporin and powder) and see how it goes? We also gave him a shot of Penn G. Any thoughts??
     
  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    my dark brahma roo got hocks looking like that when my filly got him cornered behind the water barrel and gnawed on his hocks really bad. I used Vetericyn and it completely fixed it all back up in just a few days.
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Ouch..poor guy! Could you have rats in the coop?
    They will sometimes chew on the chickens at night.
     
  4. NattyK

    NattyK Out Of The Brooder

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    We don't have rats here I don't think? He is the only one like this, I have about 30 other birds, including a banty hen brooding outside on the ground. Looks terrible doesn't it?
     

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