Teenage Easter egger with neck injury
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Some people will stitch up a large laceration, especially if a vet does it under clean conditions, but I usually dog recommend it with dog bites. Since the wound is considered dirty, there is less chance of infection or abscess if they heal from inside out. If a vet is possible you can see about getting it stitched. Chickens heal pretty well, unless there is some internal damage done during the attack. Pictures here are always welcome, and let us know about her progress. Make sure that she is drinking normally, or help her with a dropper or tube feeding. Offer her usual chicken feed, plus some chopped egg, plain yogurt for probiotics, or some canned tuna after she has started drinking.
Edited by getagrip - 5/24/16 at 6:39pm