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  1. Vickischics

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    OK, I guess we are done here. Please let us know if she made it through the night and if so, how she is doing tomorrow and what was decided. OK?
  2. Vickischics

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    Your doing a great job. I do understand how stressful this must be for you. In your heart of hearts, what is it that YOU want or need to do? Will your friend care for her?
  3. Vickischics

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    She reported it is on her back " She appears to have a really deep wound in her back that to me almost looks like a bone has been broken and if I put my hand over the area every time she l exhales I can feel warm air coming out and actually hear a puff of air."
  4. Vickischics

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    That is correct, so what are you suggesting she do? A vet is not an option for her.
  5. Vickischics

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    Is your husband home to help you? What do you want to do? When a lung is punctured, she will need aggressive measures for that. ie a vet. It has been suggested to Cull her. Are you or your husband able to do that or do you just want to hold her. It's your girl, NO judgement here from us.
  6. Vickischics

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    That's ok, I fully understand. Just keep her inside in a warm dark place. If you have any Triple antibiotics with out pain reliever in it. literally squirt the entire tube into her body cavity. Sometimes this will seal off the puncture. In the human field, we use Vaseline to seal it off. But...
  7. Vickischics

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    Ok, then don't do the rinsing advice. Can you cut feathers away to view the damage? Is a vet possible?
  8. Vickischics

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    Puffs of air is typically a pneumo. Any chance of taking her to a vet?
  9. Vickischics

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    Ok, then cut all the feathers off to clearly see the wound. Once you do that, it may not be as bad as you think. It will not hurt her any more than she already is hurt.
  10. Vickischics

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    Checking in. It is very important to flush the wound to get as much of the bacteria out as possible. Then cut the feathers OFF so you can clearly see the wound and take pictures of the wound. We need this in order to assess the depth and damage. Keep her warm and if need be wrap her in a...
  11. Vickischics

    Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

    I am very sorry about your chicken being attacked. Chickens can be very tough. First of all, Immediately bring her inside and clean up the wound with plain soap and tepid water, Normal saline or a diluted Iodine wash. If you have any of these please do it now. Then cut awy all the feathers...
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