Blood Feathers

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Jay-Mar28, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. Jay-Mar28

    Jay-Mar28 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 24, 2011
    Ontario Canada
    One of my young muscovies has ruptured a blood feather on he tip of his wing. I brought it inside and washed off the blood that was on his side. i dried him off and its stopped bleeding. what shoud i do now? would he be ok to put back with the others?
  2. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2010
    Upstate NY
    Put some neosporin or better yet blue kote on the wound. The red of the blood will keep the others picking at him. You can get Blue kote at any feed store.

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