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Duck middle toe swollen and she can walk. Its doesn't appear
Young duck middle toe swollen and she can walk JA: I'll do all I can to help. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot? Customer: its doesn't appear to be Bumblefoot JA: What is the bi… read more
Joan
Joan
Private
19,321 satisfied customers
Our 9 month old rhode island red has been limping and
Our 9 month old rhode island red has been limping and holding up her right foot. Yesterday I did not feel any swelling or see and problems. Gave her 1/2 baby aspirin and kept her inside in a box to re… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
32,790 satisfied customers
I have a chicken with bumblefoot on both feet. One foot had
I have a chicken with bumblefoot on both feet. One foot had 2 swollen areas on top as well as the black scab on the bottom. Have removed one black scab, and some of the other. Doing 15 minute epsom so… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
32,790 satisfied customers
My hen is listing when she walks, she's using a wing to keep
My hen is listing when she walks, she's using a wing to keep from falling over. I have checked her feet and tail feathers and they look as if they are stuck together. This hen is probably 5 years old.… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,561 satisfied customers
A flock of leghorns around 52 weeks of age has suddenly
A flock of leghorns around 52 weeks of age has suddenly experienced a 3.5% increase in mortality with about the same decrease in production. The only symptoms appear to be swollen, reddened feet. Woul… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
32,790 satisfied customers
Our 9 mon. old female Peking has developed what I think in
Customer: Our 9 mon. old female Peking has developed what I think in Bumblefoot. I was reading causes could be from jumping from too high places. Our ducks were attacked by something one night in Nov.… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
I have a hen that is limping. The pad of her right foot is
I have a hen that is limping. The pad of her right foot is swollen and there is some mud caked on both feet.… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
I have a hen with what I thought was bumblefoot. She is a full
I have a hen with what I thought was bumblefoot. She is a full grown bird of undetermined age (she adopted us from next door), she has 2 nodules, one on each foot. They are about the size of a small g… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
I have a two year oll turkey who may have bumble foot. He
I have a two year oll turkey who may have bumble foot. He keeps falling over onto his side... has been doing so now for about 3 months... getting a little worse over time. I stand him up and he tries … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a Dark Brahma rooster with bumblefoot on both
Hi, I have a Dark Brahma rooster with bumblefoot on both his foot pads and also on his toes. One of his toes is inflamed. What I've done so far: -wash and scrub feet - soak in Epson salt for 15 min - … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
I have a rooster and 2 hens with a swollen foot pad. they
I have a rooster and 2 hens with a swollen foot pad. they do not seem to be in pain, are walking just fine and eating. I have read about bumble foot but upon close examination do not see any injury or… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
My parakeets claw seems to have been twisted and is disjointed.
My parakeet's claw seems to have been twisted and is disjointed. Her foot and leg is swollen. What can I do?… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,561 satisfied customers
afican grey puffed up feathers redmarks underfeet eats well
afican grey puffed up feathers redmarks underfeet eats well driinks normal doppings normal… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
rooster: trouble walking on his right foot..toes are curled..swollen
I have a rooster that is 4 years old. He is having trouble walking on his right foot, but the left foot is seems normal, although the toes are curled inward slightly. The right foot is swollen on top … read more
Deb Jankura
Deb Jankura
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
312 satisfied customers
I have an Indian Runner Duck that was treated by a visiting
I have an Indian Runner Duck that was treated by a visiting veterinarian for bumblefoot. When I took the bird in, it was not walking. She pulled the scab off and cleaned it up. She had me soak it twic… read more
Dr Nadia
Dr Nadia
Zoo Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
23 satisfied customers
I have a hen (leghorn) that is walking more like a duck than
I have a hen (leghorn) that is walking more like a duck than a chicken. her back is more vertical than horizontal. She does not look good at all, feathers all ruffled and for a while she was not eatin… read more
Deb Jankura
Deb Jankura
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
312 satisfied customers
i just noticed a small red sore on my african greys foot!
i just noticed a small red sore on my african grey's foot! its not bleeding but it looks a little irritated. what should i do?… read more
Dr. Jodi Lynn Smith
Dr. Jodi Lynn Smith
Medical Director/Staff Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
689 satisfied customers
Hi. I am working with a 3 month old Barbary/Saker hybrid falcon. He
Hi. I am working with a 3 month old Barbary/Saker hybrid falcon. He has what I believe are multiple Bumblefoot sores (one on each foot pad and 2 on separate toe pads). I have been treating for a week … read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
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Dr. Bob

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