Blue Kote & neosporin for severe head wound

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by clinkski, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. clinkski

    clinkski Out Of The Brooder

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    My 5 week old chick escaped and was brutally attacked by the year old hen(s) last Thursday. She was basically scalped and even has a small hole in her head. We have been applying neosproin on her skull twice a day. She is having an amazing recovery and both of her eyes have now opened although I think she may have some vision issues at this point. I was wondering if I should start to apply Blue Kote with the neosporin or just blue kote or just neosporin. Also, how long do you think it may be before we can put her out with the other 3 chicks? The picture I have of her is quite graphic but I will gladly post if it will help to answer my questions. Thanks!
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    I would continue with the neosporin only until completely healed. Then you could reintroduce her with the others, do it at night when the time comes.
     

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