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    Does this wound look like it is healing okay?

    I have been keeping her inside to keep it clean. I don't have a way to keep here separate from the other chickens outside. If she is in a cage with hay, should I still put a bandage? I thought she would just pick it off.
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    Does this wound look like it is healing okay?

    Thank you! The lump is firm and seems filled with liquid. It doesn't just seem like skin.
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    Any advice on the lump? Latest photos of wound.

    Here are the latest photos of the wound on my 9 month old sexlink hen's tail from a dog bite. Wound is 4 days old. I am worried about the bluish lump. Can anyone say what it is? It is at the base of the tail next to the preen gland. I first noticed it after a day but it might have been there...
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    Does this wound look like it is healing okay?

    Here are the latest photos. I am still concerned about that gland.
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    Does this wound look like it is healing okay?

    Thanks for asking. The wound seems to be shrinking. It is just that weird lump with a bluish hue that is still there. I neglected to get pictures today. I will take some tomorrow. The other hen seems to have some blood under the skin and is very sensitive at her tail. Her wounds don't seem to be...
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    Does this wound look like it is healing okay?

    I have her inside for now, so no flies are on it.
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    Does this wound look like it is healing okay?

    What does infection look like on a chicken?
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    Does this wound look like it is healing okay?

    I am wondering if infection already started, if keeping it clean is enough. I put thee neosporin on it to make a barrier from germs in area as well to help fight infection. Do you think the Betadine would work better?
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    Does this wound look like it is healing okay?

    Thank you for replying. I don't have a photo of it from yesterday. I will take another tomorrow. It mainly looked like an area without skin, with chicken flesh showing and some blood, possible a little bone showing. The skin seems too be moving inward like it is closing. It is just the swollen...
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    Does this wound look like it is healing okay?

    Hi, Does this wound look like it is healing okay? It is about 24 hours old. See the swollen lump, is that infection. Is the yellowish tone puss? 1) What type of bird , age and weight (does the chicken seem or feel lighter or thinner than the others.) Sexlink, about 8 months old, not sure of...
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