Chick scratches

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by JakRat, Dec 14, 2011.

  1. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
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    I may be being paranoid, but can you get sick or anything from chickies scratching you? My girls were practicing roosting on my arm (two 8 week olds) and they scratched my arm up a bit. I washed it off of course, but should I be worried? Is there such a thing as chicken scratch fever?? LOL
     
  2. Emily1220

    Emily1220 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You'll be fine.
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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  4. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 27, 2008
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    I agree, Ive been scratched lots and haven't gotten sick yet. [​IMG]
     
  5. SouthernBYChickens

    SouthernBYChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have a living will written out???

    Just kidding. I've had them break the skin before, but I'm still here. I would just use a good anti-bacterial soap with warm water.
     

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