Accidently cut chickens nails to far? what do i do!? will she be ok?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by foxypoproxy, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. foxypoproxy

    foxypoproxy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I accidentally cut my chickens nails alittle to far and some of them were bleeding alot.
    I had no idea that i had cut too much and i felt so bad i was even crying.
    she seemed fine and not in pain but will she be ok? the bleeding stopped but the area is still red can i put something on it?
    could they get infected, we don't have quickstop what should i do!?
     
  2. RHRanch

    RHRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Keep her somewhere safe and quiet. You don't want the bleeding to start again. Some electrolytes in her water might help. Kee pher calm and warm.
     
  3. foxypoproxy

    foxypoproxy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    will it heal by itself ok though?
     
  4. zookeeper15133

    zookeeper15133 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It will heal by itself. In the future you can use flour or cornstarch in place of quickstop for nails.
     
  5. foxypoproxy

    foxypoproxy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thank you!
    i'm putting cornstarch on it now just in case.
     

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