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post #21 of 26

I've never heard of using table sugar, I'll have to google that. I agree though, that keeping it covered with gauze and ointment (or other homemade paste), and securing it all with vetwrap sounds like the best route. If you don't think that's possible, there is something called Porters Liniment, it's a very thick and sticky salve. I think it was originally made for horses, now people use it. My grandma used it for everything when I was little and I use it a lot now, especially on my dogs where it's hard to get a bandage to stick. Thanks for keeping us updated! 

post #22 of 26
I would honestly avoid cayenne and garlic right now because they would probably cause more irritation. It needs an antibiotic or antibacterial ointment over top of it to keep it moist and something that won't irritate. If it were me I would just slather on some polysporin ointment over the wound morning and evening and let her rest in a small cage with a sheet over top to keep her calm

Single white female living in the deep south of Ontario with 2 cats and:

 

I have 15 chickens and 3 muscovies (Hamish is the drake (bought him at an Amish auction), and 2 females). 

13 hens: Columbian Rock (5), Barred Rock (1), RIR (1), New Hampshire Red (2), Black Sex Link (4)

2 roosters: Columbian Rock (1), and one accidental Barred Rock (1)

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Single white female living in the deep south of Ontario with 2 cats and:

 

I have 15 chickens and 3 muscovies (Hamish is the drake (bought him at an Amish auction), and 2 females). 

13 hens: Columbian Rock (5), Barred Rock (1), RIR (1), New Hampshire Red (2), Black Sex Link (4)

2 roosters: Columbian Rock (1), and one accidental Barred Rock (1)

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post #23 of 26
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Thanx everyone for your research and input! I made a paste out of coconut oil and organic tumeric powder, I had to put her cone back on because she keeps trying to pull her stitches. I'm going to watch it closely and see how it does
post #24 of 26
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Originally Posted by Woobsie View Post

I would honestly avoid cayenne and garlic right now because they would probably cause more irritation. It needs an antibiotic or antibacterial ointment over top of it to keep it moist and something that won't irritate. If it were me I would just slather on some polysporin ointment over the wound morning and evening and let her rest in a small cage with a sheet over top to keep her calm


i did not mean to put these on the wound...I just meant to feed them to her.

I just wanted eggs!
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I just wanted eggs!
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post #25 of 26
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Wow! Lol I didn't even think to feed it to her! I just assumed you meant for her wound, though I have heard of using cayenne on wounds. But the coconut oil is very healing and will keep it moist and the tumeric is antibacterial and is supposed to assist in healing the wound, so fingers crossed!
post #26 of 26

I feed mine garlic on a daily basis and cayenne once a week.

I also scramble eggs in coconut oil for them.

I just wanted eggs!
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I just wanted eggs!
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