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I have three 8-year old guinea fowl. I believe one of the
Hi there, I have three 8-year old guinea fowl. I believe one of the hens has bumblefoot (as best I can tell). She's limping and looks like she's in pain. Both of her feet are terribly swollen. I would… read more
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My 15 month old hen is limping; the pad on her right foot is
My 15 month old hen is limping; the pad on her right foot is enlarged and there appears to be a pinhole size indented puncture in the center of the pad. It's starting to protrude between her claws up … read more
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Dr. Bob
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I have a dominique rooster who I believe has bumble foot. He
I have a dominique rooster who I believe has bumble foot. He is not standing for about a month. my local vet put him on anti biotics and an anti inflammatory, also daily disinfecting soaks. She admits… read more
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Dr. Elaine
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I have a 2 year old hen who got something in her foot, she
I have a 2 year old hen who got something in her foot, she was limping and her foot was swollen. The vet gave us antibiotics to put in her water for 5 days and she seemed better. Now, both legs seem s… read more
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I have a hen that has what looks like bumble foot, it is on
I have a hen that has what looks like bumble foot, it is on the top of her foot between the toes, not on her pad. I have been putting antibiotic cream on it for a couple of days. Any suggestions as to… read more
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Good afternoon, I have 3 very large 2 1/2 year old hens and
Good afternoon, I have 3 very large 2 1/2 year old hens and also 3 3 month olds that are not cooped together. A few days ago I noticed one of the big girls, Stella, limping and favoring her left foot.… read more
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Dr. Pat
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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
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Dr. Bob
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hen: My 2-year..her right leg up..there is a small amount..put weight
My 2-year-old New Hampshire red hen, Rosie, is hobbling around this morning, often stopping and holding her right leg up. I picked her up and checked her legs and feet; the right foot is warm to the t… read more
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Dr. Bob
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My hen is sick and possibly a second hen is getting sick!SYMPTOMS:-lim
My hen is sick and possibly a second hen is getting sick! SYMPTOMS: -limp -looks like skin is coming off on parts of the bad leg -bad foot feels warm compared to the other foot -smells bad -struggles … read more
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My Brahma rooster is limping. He can run when he wants to catch
My Brahma rooster is limping. He can run when he wants to catch the hens. There doesn't seem to be any cuts or scrapes on his pad, but it is swollen. You can touch it and push on it and he doesn't rea… read more
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hens: my Black..developed..One side more pronounced and swollen.
One of my Black star hens has developed what looks like ulcers on the foot pads. One side more pronounced and swollen. We have isolated her. cleaned them with sterile water and peroxide and treated wi… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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My hen seemed as if she had a hurt foot, so when I picked her
My hen seemed as if she had a hurt foot, so when I picked her up I looked at her foot and found a hard dark scab like thing on the top of her foot in between the meat part of her toes. I started picki… read more
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My Rhode Island Red x White Plymouth hen, age 19 mo., has a
My Rhode Island Red x White Plymouth hen, age 19 mo., has a swelling on the pad of her foot. It has a tiny black dot. She is limping. Her appetite is good. I have soaked the foot 2x/day since 8/29/11 … read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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chicken: yesterday I noticed..limping and on her left foot..small hard
My Araucana chicken is just about a year old and yesterday I noticed she was limping and on her left foot between the toes she has a round balloon like growth and on bottom of right foot a small hard … read more
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Dr. Pat
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My son received 24 baby chicks for 4H in mid October of 2010.
My son received 24 baby chicks for 4H in mid October of 2010. I brought them to our farm and put them in one of our very cleaned out horse stalls until we can finish our chicken house with fence. We f… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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4 of my 25 hens have developed growths on their toes. The growths
4 of my 25 hens have developed growths on their toes. The growths keep getting larger and one chicken actually lost part of it's toe at the joint. They seem healty otherwise.… read more
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Dr. Elaine
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi, our one year old hen has hurt her right foot and wont
Hi, our one year old hen has hurt her right foot and won't put any weight on it. I noticed her limping badly last night and there seems to be some swelling on her 'ankle' joint. This morning she won't… read more
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Fiona Steel
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Two of my hens have swollen, painful feet, and theyre losing
Two of my hens have swollen, painful feet, and they're losing the end of their toes. I've never had this problem before...what's going on!… read more
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