6 week old pullet attacked by a cat....need advice

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by momofhens, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. momofhens

    momofhens Hatching

    Jul 31, 2011
    A cat attacked my 6 week old pullet about a week ago. She received two wounds on her head. I cleaned the wounds and isolated her for a day and she seems to be healing well. I have noticed that in the last few days she has been pecking at my other pullets when they are trying to feed. Almost like she won't let any other chick feed when she is feeding. My question is: Could there be something wrong with her? Is this normal behavior after being wounded? What would you do? Thanks so much!!!

  2. Animalian

    Animalian Songster

    Jun 18, 2011
    It could just be the stress making her over react.

    Keep an eye on her wounds, cat saliva is riddled with bacteria and she could develop an abscess.

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