What's wrong with his feet..

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by flea, Nov 29, 2013.

  1. flea

    flea Chillin' With My Peeps

    I got this silkie rooster from someone & noticed that he kindly hops instead of walking. He has long nails & his feet are nasty, cut & not good looking! What can I do!?
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2013
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Get some blood stop powder to put on the nails if you trim them, and only trim them a small amount at a time. You could wash the feet in some warm water in the sink, dry them and look for any cuts, swollen pads or black spots that might be bumble foot. Also look for raised scales on the legs that might be scaly leg mites. For leg mites you can gently wash the scales, then apply vaseline or castor oil and massage it in once a week. For bumblefoot you might have to cut out the plug if it causing infection or pain and linping. Some people soak with epsom salts or Tricide Neo.
  3. flea

    flea Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you so much! I'll try it tomorrow before work. I tried to post pics, but i guess they didn't load. Do you know what caused this?
  4. flea

    flea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    flea Chillin' With My Peeps


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