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Hen with sore breast and back, what is best to use?

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I have a Jersey Giant hen with a very sore breast and back,especially her breast bone area. . I don't want to use Blue Kote as I've read several negative posts about it. There is a stuff you can use for horse wounds, I can't remember what it's called, but it's a white paste that soothes and protects. Would it be ok to use that on her? I''m trying to order her a saddle that will also cover her breast, but it's taking a while to get one made. I don't want to keep her penned up until her feathers grow back, as that takes weeks, but if I can't find something soon that's what I'm going to have to do. Or is there anything else that I can use? Wound spray works, but not for long.
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I think it would help to know what exactly is the issue. Was she picked at? Injured? Wounded? Bruised?

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200 something birds. 8 species. ♥ Norman ♥ Norma ♥ Misha ♥ and ♥ Taylor ♥ are my babies.
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No, she's sore from the rooster (s). When they mount her the shove her into the ground, thus her sore back and breast bone. Most hen saddles just cover the back.
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