Anything else I should do?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by StarLover21, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 11, 2011
    Today I went out to find my White Leghorns head soaked in blood. I quickly brought her inside, washed her, and put neosporn on the cut. I think one of my two nasty bully chickens pecked her. She's so timid and little, she can't stand up for herself, and she has a giant comb (though she hasn't layed at 33 weeks!). Anything else I should do? I'm keeping her seperate for now.

  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 31, 2008
    West Michigan
    My Coop
    Her cut should heal fine with the neosporn. keep her in until it is scabbed over, because chickens are attracted to pecking red. That is why a lot of people use Blue Kote on cuts, because the blue pigment in the spray covers the red of the blood.

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