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Our rooster started limping yesterday and not wanting to put
Our rooster started limping yesterday and not wanting to put weight on 1 foot. I don't see any obvious injuries, including bumblefoot. He is approximately 5 months old and the only male. I'm wondering… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
52,281 satisfied customers
I have a 9 month old speckled Sussex hen whom has just
I have a 9 month old speckled Sussex hen whom has just started to limp badly and won't weight bear on the leg … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
52,281 satisfied customers
I have a one year old Toulouse that appears to an oval
I have a one year old Toulouse that appears to an oval shaped froth the size of a quarter on bottom of his left foot. It is painful and he hopping on the good leg. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,599 satisfied customers
He has one eye closed, not swollen or sick looking, just
He has one eye closed, not swollen or sick looking, just closed. He also can't walk straight n seems so disoriented. Feet are getting crossed up as he walks. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,599 satisfied customers
I have a 3year old barred rock hen. About two weeks ago
I have a 3year old barred rock hen. About two weeks ago became lethargic, isolated her and started corid and amoxicillin 1 ml bid. Checked for bugs and powdered her even though I didn't see any. Was w… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,599 satisfied customers
She is limping and can barely apply pressure when she walks.
She is limping and can barely apply pressure when she walks. She is eating and drinking and active as much as possible. we are keeping her in the coop to limit her movement … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,599 satisfied customers
Hellllo. I have a nearly 1yr old rooster who was fine
Hellllo. I have a nearly 1yr old rooster who was fine yesterday but today can't stand or walk. He has no black spots or swollen pads but his feet do feel warm. His comb is vibrant red.... … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,599 satisfied customers
My 17 week old hen started limping on her right foot about a
My 17 week old hen started limping on her right foot about a week ago. I waited 2 days, then I noticed that not only was she limping, but she kept extending her right foot forward and dropping her rig… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
52,281 satisfied customers
Dear Dr. Salkin, I have an 8 month old cuckoo Marans hen
Dear Dr. Salkin,I have an 8 month old cuckoo Marans hen with sudden onset lameness. Yesterday she appeared quite normal, running with the flock when I threw some scratch. Then I noticed that the roost… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
52,281 satisfied customers
My pet Frizzle rooster, Zorro, has been seriously limping
My pet Frizzle rooster, Zorro, has been seriously limping for a week. It seems to be getting worse, not better. Temps have been below freezing for over a week, but I did use heat lamps in the coop. Do… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
21,779 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
52,281 satisfied customers
my rooster i got was a free range chicken,he has some feathers
my rooster i got was a free range chicken,he has some feathers on his feet but some look like they are plucked out or something,its redish looking where the feathers were and he will some times hold h… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
52,281 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
My rooster is 21 weeks old this Thursday. He started limping
My rooster is 21 weeks old this Thursday. He started limping around noon today. He is not using his right leg much. It looks like he has arthritis in his foot. He tries to walk on it, but it looks pai… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 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
2,854 satisfied customers
I just sent a question to you about my injured hen. I got a
I just sent a question to you about my injured hen. I got a quick response saying as soon as I pay you'll answer the question.I had some problem with paypal and then lost you. Did you get my question … read more
Dr. Hinson
Dr. Hinson
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,196 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
320 satisfied customers
after my rooster was picked by another rooster he started limping
after my rooster was picked by another rooster he started limping lightly. Within the past couple of weeks, his left foot has gotten so bad that he can barely put any weight on it. When he walks, he h… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Veterinarian Avian Health Consultant
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
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