can i use anti-inflammatory gel on a hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by decomposed, Nov 13, 2014.

  1. decomposed

    decomposed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was recently given a hen with bad fly strike the owners were going to leave her to die so i took her home, i got the maggots out and there is a large wound where they were it is pretty deep and it looked infected so i started giving her antibiotics, i have also been putting antiseptic powder on her wound i was using diluted betadine but i found that the wound would stay moist all day so i thought the powder might dry it out a bit, would using the powder be ok? i will post a pic of the powder im using, the wound is quite swollen and i just gave her a little bit of aspirin to help her with the pain, anyway i was wondering if it would be alright if i use anti inflammatory gel around the wound where it is swollen?
    here is the powder [​IMG]
    and i got a different brand of gel but its the same as this
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  2. cityfarmer12

    cityfarmer12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes...just dont let her eat it
     
  3. decomposed

    decomposed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it doesn't matter anymore the hen died yesterday :( thanks for the help though
     
  4. cityfarmer12

    cityfarmer12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh!!! I so sorry for your loss! That's so sad [​IMG]
    A fox attacked my birds yesterday in broad daylight, and 2 were killed and one of my ducks is inside recovering from his wounds. Funny thing is this morning i found the fox wrapped in the fence. He committed suicide! Ok, sorry that was really bad, but it was a really shocking thing to wake up to lol :) I applaud you for rescuing a bird and trying to help him [​IMG] I can't stand to see any animal being abused or not taken care of. :(
     

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