Comb halfway ripped off hens head
- Sir Crows A lot
I would tend to leave it alone to heal if it doesn't become a problem. As long as it is red and the blood supply is good it may heal. Neosporin is fine, or you can use some Vetericyn or BluKote. If the other chickens leave her alone, then she may not need to be separated. If you do feel that it needs to be docked, then get some betadine or alcohol to disinfect the skin, blood stop powder or flour to stop any bleeding, and use a very sharp pair of scissors. Use pressure on the cut with a cotton cloth or towel for 5 minutes afterward to help the blood to clot.
Edited by Eggcessive - 12/5/15 at 10:37am