Chicken after surgery

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cheep82, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. cheep82

    cheep82 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    I always read this forum but never signed up! One of my girls was attacked the other night and her wing had a compound break. I treated it and left her inside until morning and we could go to the vet. Next morning it was really infected which scared me as I work with bacteria so knew that growth that quick meant vet asap. Anyway, long story short I opted to have her wing amputated to be safe. It's day 3 after surgery and whilst she is eating its only when hand fed. She's my weak one of the pack, the other 2 hang out together and she's the one who prefers humans. Also my fave. My question is- how long after surgery should I expect her to start eating on her own?
     

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