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Chick with blood around ear

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kira782, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. kira782

    kira782 In the Brooder

    May 18, 2011
    Littleton, Colorado
    One of my 4 day old chicks has blood around her ear area. It appears the bleeding has stopped but I have no idea what caused it. I tried to remove as much of the dried blood as I could and am going to keep an eye out to make sure the other chicks dont mess with it but I'm not sure where I'll put her if they are bothering her. Anyone have any suggestions about what may have caused it and how to heal it?

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Quote:Something mustve attracted the others to pick/peck on that particular area of your chick. You can put a little dab of neosporin on it to keep it from getting infected. If she continues to get picked on, you might have to seperater the chick til the area heals. Keeping an eye on her is a good idea.

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