Bloodied Head From Pecking

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by krazeepolack, Feb 5, 2011.

  1. krazeepolack

    krazeepolack Chillin' With My Peeps

    One of my hens has been bloodied from pecking. Would Vick's VapRub help keep the others away?? [​IMG]
  2. Tiramisu

    Tiramisu Got Mutts

    May 3, 2008
    Milan PA
    Blu Kote can be used to stop bleeding and the dye covers the red blood so they won't pick because of the red blood. If they are feather picking or something then you might want to seperate them somehow.
  3. hamilton

    hamilton Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 17, 2010
    My daughter had this happen to her polish hen... the first time we just cleaned it up and it was fine for awhile and then it happened again.....We ended up getting her a friend and they are in a coop separate from the others...not sure if you can stop this from happening...
  4. easycookrecipes

    easycookrecipes Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 5, 2011
    Keep it separate from the rest and put a protective cone on it.

    Good luck!
  5. krazeepolack

    krazeepolack Chillin' With My Peeps

    Update; I isolated the injured hen for a couple days. Today, I regrouped her w/the flock- So far, things appear ok. Thanks to those above for the input. [​IMG]

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