What is bumblefoot?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by theron, Jan 15, 2010.

  1. theron

    theron Theron's Fowl Farm

    Nov 15, 2009
    Midland, MI
    I would like to know what bumblefoot is just to be aware and be on the look out. If anyone has a picture, please post one. Thanks
     
  2. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    It is an infection on the bottom or between the toes of a chickens food. When they injury their foot in lets in infection and can cause bumblefoot. I believe it is a staph infection???? Anyhoo is starts as a dark scab on the foot, most times on the bottom pad, and when you remove it there is a "plug" of infection inside the injury.
     

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