What is bumblefoot?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by joebryant, Jan 4, 2009.

  1. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    I keep reading about a chicken's having bumblefoot. What is that? Thanks!
  2. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    I'm not sure myself but I think it's when they get a cut in the foot and infections sets in.
  3. Lee

    Lee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Marion County, IN
    It is a staph infection in the pad of the foot caused by a puncture or cut. Just do a "chickens, bumblefoot" google search and you can get detailed info.

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