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    Help! Chicken attached by Racoon and vent is not looking good.

    7 Day Update: It has been 7 days since my girl was attached by a Racoon and I wanted to share a few things. We separated Ginger immediately after the attack by moving her into a XL dog crate in our external garage. We have been washing the wound, applying Neosporin, trimmed her feathers around...
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    Help! Chicken attached by Racoon and vent is not looking good.

    Thank you. I was already trying to think of something for her wing. Do they make collars like they have for a dog or cat? And would this even work? Also I'm new to this so I do not have any oral antibiotics, should I buy anything. She was eating the ground pellets but my husband gave her the...
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    Help! Chicken attached by Racoon and vent is not looking good.

    I have a two year old Rhode Island Red, name Ginger who was attached by a Racoon Monday evening. I immediately cleaned her wounds. There are three: her left wing he took a bite (1x1" area), her right thigh is stripped (4x5" area), and her vent was punctured. When she was injured I immediately...
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    Help! Chicken attached by Racoon..

    Thank you! I will do that tomorrow after I take the pictures.
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    Help! Chicken attached by Racoon..

    Three nights ago we were a little late in closing up our coop. When we went outside to lock up our chickens we were greeted by the horble squawking from or rooster (who was not touched) and one of my hens; Ginger (she is a sweet Rhode Island Red). The racoon was still going after her when we...
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