Can I use antiseptic spray?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Duckey1650, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. Duckey1650

    Duckey1650 In the Brooder

    Aug 21, 2011
    My two week old duck has a pretty bad looking cut on the back of his neck. I can't tell for sure but I think its infected. Can I use an Antiseptic medicated spray? The active ingredient is chlorhexidine diacetate. I have some Triple antibiotic cream that I was also thinking about using, but want to see some suggestions first. Is there anything else that would work better?
  2. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    Neosporin is safe to use on all poultry. It will help keep it from getting infected and help it heal faster.[​IMG]
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Glen St Mary, Florida
    Flush with a 50/50 betadine and water mixture, then apply your triple antibiotic.
  4. Grimy Girl

    Grimy Girl Hatching

    Mar 15, 2009
    I just had a chicken emergency and bought a spray bottle of colloidal silver that was recommended by the local feed store owner who has owns chickens. It is easy to apply. He said to apply it two or three times a day. Also neosporin ointment or cream (without topical lidocaine) is safe to use.



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