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bloody head hen ?

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

  1. ryansmommy83

    ryansmommy83 Out Of The Brooder

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    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'

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    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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