We grow our own food in a suburban village in the North East of England. Follow us as we keep up the battle to be self-sufficient.
Wednesday, 4 July 2012
One of my hens has bumblefoot
Sleepy, one of my hens, recently suffered from bumblefoot. The pads of the feet swell up and become scabby and pussy. They need to be cleaned in warm water, iodine dabbed on and then magnesium sulphate paste rubbed in. The video shows how to do it.