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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
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have a 3 yr old silliest hen with Dumbledore. It's been 4
I have a 3 yr old silliest hen with Dumbledore. It's been 4 weeks. We've been soaking the foot in warm water with Epsom salt every other day. We apply drawing salve with a complete bandage. No change … read more
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DrRoyC
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I have a 9 month old chicken hen -she stopped walking a few
I have a 9 month old chicken hen -she stopped walking a few days ago and is showing signs of egg binding i have given her some tums and a warm soak in epsom salt last evening … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
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My hen suddenly started limping a few days ago. I couldn't
Yes, I couldn't find a wound. Seems like an injury … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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My chicken hen has a bump on bottom of foot not black or
My chicken hen has a bump on bottom of foot not black or scared. We have been cleaning it out. She is limping on it.… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have a rooster who seems in good health - good feather
I have a rooster who seems in good health - good feather quality, good coloring, eating and drinking, and even crowing. however he went from limping on one leg to not using either leg and only lays do… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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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
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
have a Plymouth rock, and she is favoring her right foot, because
have a Plymouth rock, and she is favoring her right foot, because of the cold weather, all 4 hens have been confined to their coop. any ideas?… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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38,540 satisfied customers
My sister has a hen who sick and she lives at the back of nowhere
My sister has a hen who sick and she lives at the back of nowhere - she saw a farm type of vet who said it's not Bumblefoot the hen has foot curled up - she's keeping it inside - any suggestions Pleas… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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38,540 satisfied customers
One of our hens was atgtacked by a hawk injuring a wing. she
One of our hens was atgtacked by a hawk injuring a wing. she will not leave the wound alone so it can heal. is there a way to wrap or bandage it? Thanks for your help… read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
1,853 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
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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allpetsdr
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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
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have chickens one of them has been limping for a few days
I have chickens one of them has been limping for a few days no obvious wounds, I have been using disprin for pain relive but no improvement in the limp, what could it be and what should I be doing… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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I think our chicken has bumblefoot on every toe, it has gone
I think our chicken has bumblefoot on every toe, it has gone to the black crusty/hard stage, is there anything we can do, it's the common red type, about 2 years old.… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
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We have a male and a female turkey - they are being kept together
We have a male and a female turkey - they are being kept together for mating purposes. Last week the females side was cut on both sides under the wing feathers - we assumed from mating and the toms sp… read more
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Dr. MD Stafford
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I think my chicken has bumblefoot but her right foot looks
I think my chicken has bumblefoot but her right foot looks and smell rotte...what should I do? she is eating and drinking normally.… read more
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Andrea Roberts
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Bachelor's Degree
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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
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