caught on hook

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by LaBull, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. LaBull

    LaBull Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I found my 3 week old chick caught on a metal hook which penetrated about 12mm under her left wing, right in the armpit area. She wasn't trapped for long as I heard the commotion and seems ok, but I am worried about infection. Is there anything I should apply?
     
  2. dawg53

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    You can flush the wound with betadine/water 50-50 mixture. Pack the wound with neosporin. Continue to put neosporin on the wound til healed.
     
  3. LaBull

    LaBull Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. I'll give it a go.
     

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