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Other Names: Staph Infection, Staph Septicemia, Staph Arthritis, Bumblefoot .
|Form||Location||Typical Age||Usual outcome|
|Osteomyelitis||Bone||Usually older||Chronic lameness|
|Arthritis/Synovitis||Joint||Usually older||Chronic lameness|
|Bumblefoot||Feet||Adults||Lameness, often chronic|
|Omphalitis||Yolk sac||Newly hatched chicks||Death|
|Supportive care||Isolate the bird from the flock and place in a safe, comfortable, warm location (your own chicken "intensive care unit") with easy access to water and food. Provide additional vitamins and probiotics. Limit stress. Call your veterinarian.|
|Antibiotics||Based on culture and sensitivity and location of the infection.|
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