bloody chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SandJmom, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. SandJmom

    SandJmom Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a hen that has crusty blood under her wings. she won't let me catch her to investigate, which is strange because they usually let me pet them. I will go back out there to try again, but does anybody have any ideas as to what this may be?
     
  2. hennotrooster

    hennotrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I could not tell you what this may be but go out when they are settling in for the night and pick her up then. This is what I do when I need to look over one of my girls.
     
  3. SandJmom

    SandJmom Out Of The Brooder

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    Good idea.I will do that. Thank you.
     
  4. hennotrooster

    hennotrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are very welcome and good luck.
     
  5. SandJmom

    SandJmom Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay. I was able to hold her this morning. When you lift her wings, there is a skint spot on both sides of her back about the size of a 50 cent piece. They are kinda drying out and look like they are trying to scab over now. What could this be from and what do I do for it?
     

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