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Bumble Foot in Chickens

Bumble Foot is severe swelling of the foot caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus Auerus. The bacteria enters via a cut or ulcer and begins to infect the area.

Symptoms of Bumble Foot are as follows:

  • Balding of scales on foot
  • redness
  • swelling

Prevention, management and Treatment:

  • Removed affect bird from the flock
  • Treat all injuries by cleaning daily with sterile saline, diluted betadine or antibiotic creams.