What's this on my barred rock's foot?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 5lovelyhens, Sep 26, 2015.

  1. 5lovelyhens

    5lovelyhens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2015
    This is on KeeLee's foot. She's a 1 month old barred rock. I have 2 babies right now, KeeLee and Maxine. It kind of looks like a scab, so I thought Maxine might've pecked KeeLee. She has established her dominance. There's also a slight possibility that Maxine could be a rooster. I don't know if all this info is important or not. Do you know what this is from? She's acting like she normally does and walking fine.
  2. shortgrass

    shortgrass Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 14, 2015
    Northern Colorado

    It's likely that her foot was too close to some scratch, looked likeca mealworm and got pecked ;)

    They're little toes look like worms to each other, and when they're chicks, they haven't a clue that toes are toes and worms are worms; they have to try to eat a toe :D
  3. Akrnaf2

    Akrnaf2 The educated Rhino Premium Member

    Jul 5, 2014
    Center of Israel
    Clean it with some iodine and smeer on it some antibiotic ointment.
  4. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2015
    SE Texas
    Give it a spray with some Veterycin wound and skin care spray. It'll help it heal up in a jiffy :)

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