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What is on my chicken's foot?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by musicalchicken, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. musicalchicken

    musicalchicken In the Brooder

    Sep 29, 2013
    I have noticed lately that one of my chickens has been limping. I looked at the bottom of her foot and saw a huge bump with dirt or blood right in the center. It looks like a big ball of dirt at the bottom of her foot,but I am still not sure what's wrong. How can I help her? Would this require some type of backyard surgery or do I need to take her to a vet? Any help would be appreciated, thanks.

  2. Scott H

    Scott H Songster

    Oct 29, 2012
    Twin Lakes, ID
    My Coop
    Search "bumble foot" and see if it looks like that. ...
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio

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