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

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    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.

    Thanks!
     
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    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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