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

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

  1. NattyK

    NattyK In the Brooder

    Feb 24, 2008
    [​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

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    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

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Ouch..poor guy! Could you have rats in the coop?
    They will sometimes chew on the chickens at night.
  4. NattyK

    NattyK In the Brooder

    Feb 24, 2008
    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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