My hens Bumblefoot
If you have chickens, then you probably know that bumblefoot is. It's a fairly common infection on chicken feet. They call it bumblefoot because a bumble is a small lesion. Since chickens spend much of their time walking around on surfaces that are rough and hard, they can get small wounds on the bottoms of their feet. Those wounds are then susceptible to infection from a type of bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus, resulting in bumblefoot, which can only be cured with an effective bumblefoot treatment.

One of our chickens developed bumblefoot, so we knew were going to need to find a good bumblefoot treatment. We first noticed the small red areas on the bottoms of their feet and could tell that they were hurting. We don’t think of our animals as livestock, more as our pets, and that goes for the chickens as well. So, that’s why it was so important to us that we find an effective bumblefoot treatment for our little feathered friends. We had also heard that this infection, if left untreated, could deform their feet and even become fatal.

With the goal of finding a quick and effective treatment, we started to search for more information and this is what I came up with.
Soaked the feet with 20 drops of oregano essential oil with 1/2 cup of Epson salt three times a day for 10 min at a time.  I also put Ropa Poultry in the drinking water to promote:

• A healthy intestinal flora
• The quality and the quantity of the eggs
• Supports a healthy immune system
• Drier droppings, reducing ammonia emissions
 
ingredients:

Emulsifier (E484), propylene glycol, water, oregano, cinnamon, pepper, nicotinamide, pantothenic acid, milk thistle, artichoke, peppermint oil, eucalyptus oil, thyme oil.Vitamin A E 672 2000000 I.U.Vitamin B1 600 mgVitamin B12 4000 mcgVitamin B6 800 mgVitamin E 8000 mgA combination of all these things I have listed will help shrink the lesion and it will eventually dry up and fall off.It works, you just have to give it a few weeks to a month to see the results.

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