Baby chick attacked by adult hen...help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by farmtotable, Oct 16, 2012.

  1. farmtotable

    farmtotable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chick is about 1 1/2 weeks old. It looks like the skin on her back, between her wings, was torn, so there is a big open bloody patch that covers most of her back. I applied neosporin on a non-adhering pad, then bandaged it lightly in place. She's now separated from everyone, even mama, in a cubby with a heat lamp, food, and water. This just happened about an hour ago, and it's never happened before, so I'm really not sure what to do. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. :(
     

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