bloody head hen ?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ryansmommy83, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. ryansmommy83

    ryansmommy83 In the Brooder

    Mar 8, 2009
    southern california
    so my new leghorn is under constant attack and is now bleeding next to her comb , any suggestions on what to do ? shes the only leghorn and the others are all sexlinks and i thought they were docile !
  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    Sounds like she's lowest on the totem pole. You should separate her for a while to allow the wounds to heal. Blood incites them to peck more.

    Treat the wounds w/ neosporin or bacitracin (nothing with painkiller or ingredients that end in '-caine').

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