What is this stuff on my chick's nails/feet?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gotchix, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. gotchix

    gotchix New Egg

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    And what can I do to get rid of it?
    Thanks!
    Gretchen
     
  2. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    Warm soak on the feet... See if it comes off... Looks like poop.... I may be wrong, but I think poop. I hope poop, cuz I have no idea otherwise.
     
  3. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a mixture of mud/poop. Soak the feet and gently work it off. I would refresh litter after you clean the feet....
     
  4. gotchix

    gotchix New Egg

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    Thanks! Got the stuff off, took more soaking than I thought it would. I'm just glad it wasn't some sort of growth ;)
    Gretchen
     
  5. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good...I'm glad it went well. :)
     
  6. soffeann1997

    soffeann1997 Out Of The Brooder

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    Just soak it.
     

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