Bleeding hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by hatcherkid777, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. hatcherkid777

    hatcherkid777 Out Of The Brooder

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    I really need help, in short my hen is bleeding on the comb i am new to this violence and need help ASAP thanks
     
  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    If she is bleeding on the comb then you can put some corn starch on to stop the bleeding then add some neosporin or vaseline. Is the wound very serious?
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    To stop the bleeding, put some flour or cornstarch on. You could also use some blood-stop powder like the stuff used when trimming dog nails. When the bleeding stops, put some antibiotic ointment (without any "caine/cain" ingredients) on it. You might also want to gently clean it with warm water, though this might start the bleeding again. How bad is the wound? Chickens have a remarkable ability to heal themselves, so I wouldn't worry too much. Still, keep an eye on it.
     

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