Advice please. My Chick is Hurt. Slight Slash on Troat.

DogAndCat36

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My baby chick has a slash straight down the troat. Thank good it didn't fully puncture through the flesh and she didn't bleed that much. Is she OK? Should I isolate her? There is a bit of yellow in the back. How did she get the wound? My older chickens don't like the new babies but it is a clean perfect slash in the middle of her troat. Please help.

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Ok.. well then if it were me id clean the wound with iodine and put some antibacterial ointment on it. Also watch it for flies. What side of the throat?
 

DogAndCat36

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Can you post a pic?
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Found out how to send
 

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Do you have the young chicks in a brooder? They need to be separated from the older ones, in a brooder with a heat source. Chicks will be killed if they are left with older chickens. Chlorhexidene or Vetericyn wound spray is good for disinfecting wounds, then put a small amount of plain antibiotic ointment twice a day.
 

DogAndCat36

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Do you have the young chicks in a brooder? They need to be separated from the older ones, in a brooder with a heat source. Chicks will be killed if they are left with older chickens. Chlorhexidene or Vetericyn wound spray is good for disinfecting wounds, then put a small amount of plain antibiotic ointment twice a day.
They are over 3 months old so they don't need a brooder they have been safely away from the other chickens for over two weeks and have been able to see them. For a week they have been in the same area with nothing in between them and they distance them self from each other with an occasional peck from the older chickens, I do not think that the older chickens made this wound. I have been applying animal friendly disinfectant to the wound.
 

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