badly injured chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by clintwilson59, Sep 14, 2010.

  1. clintwilson59

    clintwilson59 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    last night something got into my pen and ate 1 chick and left a silkie chick witha little cut so this morning i put them in their old brooder(by them i mean my silkie chick and another regular chick). when i got home from school i checked on them and the silkie had i huge hole in its back about 1cm deep and wide, its side was like inflated with air. i gently pressed the bubble and it deflated then i cleaned up the wound with peroxide and a qtip. any advise on what to do now?
     
  2. Clay Valley Farmer

    Clay Valley Farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep it warm, fed and safe from any further injury, it may pull through and heal up quickly.
     
  3. clintwilson59

    clintwilson59 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its eating and drinking and moving around like it doesnt ven know something has happened. i brought it up to the house and put it in its own little cage on the porch.
     
  4. ninjascrub69

    ninjascrub69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If a chick gets a wound and starts bleeding the others will pick at it non stop, so get it seperated with food water and heat.
    The peroxide was probably a good idea too.
     
  5. clintwilson59

    clintwilson59 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the little guy made it through the night and was walking around when i got home from school, so hopefully that means he/ she will make it.
     

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