Broken neck after being attacked by something

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by doms birds, Aug 15, 2016.

  1. doms birds

    doms birds In the Brooder

    Jul 29, 2013
    I found one of my 4 month old hens with injuries to her head and looked like she had a broken neck, just flopping around. I thought I was going to have to put her down. I wrestled with it and read a thread saying to cull. Well I brought her inside and put her in a box with water and some food. I kept checking on her throughout the day and went to bed for the night. I woke up expecting her to be dead. What I did find was a very perky chicken with her head straight up and the only thing that appeared wrong was the open wound on her head. I have moved her to the garage and put some ointment on the wound. I even thought she had lost her eye. But I removed a wood chip from her eye and it was still there. I am hoping for the best. Have a little faith if this happens to one of your birds. There is hope where there seems to be none
  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Free Ranging

    May 4, 2016
    Somewhere in the Universe
    Wow, how wonderful she is recovering! I hope that soon she'll be as good as new and you will get rid of the predator, too. [​IMG]

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