Chick and broken blood feathers.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TripMomma, Mar 6, 2015.

  1. TripMomma

    TripMomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm guessing this is not too big of a deal, but I am new to chickens and want to be sure I am handling it correctly.
    My 4 week old Salmon Faverolle broke a blood feather on her foot a few days ago. I just washed it then sprayed a little Blue-Kote on it. Now today I see she has broken one on her other foot. I was planning to care for it in the same way, unless there is something more/better I should do. Is this a common issue with breeds with feathered feet? They don't seem to bleed all that long or all that much, but her feet of course walk in dirty areas so I guess the risk for infection is there. Thanks for any help!
     
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

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    If what you did the first time worked well, then why stop. ?? The more care you give, the better your chances for a better outcome.
    WISHING YOU WELL.
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