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  1. casportpony

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    Sorry, my bad, I meant "shouldn't" be left out. She needs to be in a warm, quite room or cage away from flies and other birds
  2. casportpony

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    She shouldn't be left outside. How long will you be gone?
  3. casportpony

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    Where are you planning on keeping here while you are out of town?
  4. casportpony

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    FWIW, I'm not just posting pictures that I just found on the web, this is how I was taught to clean wounds.
  5. casportpony

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    Can you carefully, without tearing the skin, pluck all the feathers one inch back from the edge of the wound (this is called creating a margin, and it's something that should be done). When plucking, do one feather at a time and pluck in the direction the feathers are growing. If the skin is too...
  6. casportpony

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    In the chicken, and likely other gallinaceous birds, the sternum, humerus, pelvis, cervical and thoracic vertebrae are pneumatic. https://www.pheasant.com/Portals/0/Avian%20Skeletal%20System%20-%20Robert%20Porter%20PDF.pdf?ver=2019-09-05-135230-327
  7. casportpony

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    I saw that, but the pictures looked more like it was on the side of the bird, so I and wondering if the air is leaking from one of the air sacs and not the lungs. ;
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