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Looks like Bumble foot to me. My rooster had this. Soak his foot in Epsom salt and warm water.
Look for a dark scab. Sometimes heavy roosters get it from hopping down from their roosts. Is he limping on it?
 

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Soak the foot in a peroxide bath, and see if there is a scab or a sore. It will bubble at the hole, no matter how small. If there is, then follow the bumblefoot directions. If you can find a scab, you have to pull the scab off, and mash it to get the puss and ick out of it. If not, then you may have to lance it. Good luck!
 

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He is limping and it looks like a sore where his toenail should be. Going to soak it and see if I have to lance it. I read the article on Bumblefoot and I may have to get help to lance it. Thanks so much for all the help.
 

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I'm also concerned about the black on his other toes. What is that, is it a bruise? Is it something that may be causing this?
 
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