7 week old baby chick got beat up by big hens....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lizzard14, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. lizzard14

    lizzard14 Chirping

    Apr 1, 2011
    One of my 7 week old baby chicks got out of the little pen and in with the big ones. The older hens beat her up, when I found her this afternoon, all the skin and feathers were gone from the top of her head and it was just a bloody mess. It looks as if they scalped her. I brought her inside and she is eating and drinking. My question is, do i leave it alone or do I try and clean it up the best I can and put some neosporin on it? Thanks for any advice..

  2. chuckzoo

    chuckzoo Songster

    Apr 20, 2009
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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