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We have a 1 1/2 year old Pekin duck. She got bumble foot on
We have a 1 1/2 year old Pekin duck. She got bumble foot on one of her feet. We soaked it and got her foot looking normal. She still won't stand on her own. She will bear weight on her legs, I hold he… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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We've been treating our Rhode Island Red chicken for
We've been treating our Rhode Island Red chicken for bumble-foot but are afraid we may have made it worse. We tried surgically removing it and got a lot of it out but we think there's more. We don't w… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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Very infected bumble foot in chicken. Have been giving 125
very infected bumble foot in chicken. Have been giving 125 mg/kg of amoxicillin every 12 hours. … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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O just read the article on treating bumble foot in my duck,
o just read the article on treating bumble foot in my duck, that sounds like what she had but she is also not eating and recently vomited. does that mean the infection had spread and possibly gone sep… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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I think my peking duck has some bumblefoot. R foot hind toe
R foot hind toe is swollen with scab present some limping … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My duck has an infected foot. I have some liquid amoxicillin
My duck has an infected foot. I have some liquid amoxicillin that was prescribed for my son. it says 250mg/5ml susp. … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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We have a rouen duckling that is about a month old. This
We have a rouen duckling that is about a month old. This past week we noticed that it suddenly jad some swelling on the hock joint along its right leg. The poor thing is limping. We gave it a couple d… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have two pet Pekin ducks. Udon's feet look relatively normal.
I have two pet Pekin ducks. Udon's feet look relatively normal. Soba's have a large bump with a black dot in the middle. The internet tells me this is something called bubble or bumble foot. Do I need… read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
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BA
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Our duck with bumble foot looks systemically ill. I'm a doctor
Our duck with bumble foot looks systemically ill. I'm a doctor and have cipro and amoxicillin at home. Can I give her either one or must I use a veterinary preparation? She weighs about 4 pounds.… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I dont know what to do for my poor pullet. First off, I noticed
I don't know what to do for my poor pullet. First off, I noticed Bumblefoot. This is the first time that I've had chickens and was nervous about doing the surgery myself, so I brought her to my vet. T… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,612 satisfied customers
our chicken has bumblefoot. We are soaking the foot, squeezing
our chicken has bumblefoot. We are soaking the foot, squeezing out the yellowish cottage cheese type drainage, packing it with neosporin and wrapping it. Should we treat our (backyard) flock of layer … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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Hi, My duck has a somewhat large bulbous sore on the underside
Hi, My duck has a somewhat large bulbous sore on the underside of her foot. Seems to be bumblefoot. Should I take her to a vet or lance it myself and get medication and isolate her?… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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We have a mallard duck with 4 ducklings(reduced by magpies)
We have a mallard duck with 4 ducklings(reduced by magpies) in our garden and she has a severe limp which is getting worse. It is long way to the nearest pond, any suggestions?… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have a rooster with a foot that is visible swollen and he
I have a rooster with a foot that is visible swollen and he will not walk on it. We have tried antibiotic ointment on the foot as there were noticeable cracks on the top of his foot and it has not hel… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
We rescue pekin ducks that were dumped at local ponds and have
We rescue pekin ducks that were dumped at local ponds and have set up a sanctuary/safe haven for them. One of them is a "special needs" duck. She came to use with a bad leg from either slipped tendon … read more
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Dr. Bob
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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
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Dr Nadia
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Doctoral Degree
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i have 10 runner ducks and i had one go lame now i have two
i have 10 runner ducks and i had one go lame now i have two lame both seem to have swollen toes or joints same foot and same symptoms what should i do… read more
Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
Doctoral Degree
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I have a duck who has bumblefoot, and her middle toe is swelling,
I have a duck who has bumblefoot, and her middle toe is swelling, getting larger by the day. She has a funny-looking, hard projection sticking out from under her toenail that I'm sort of considering p… read more
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Dr. Lisa
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