Chicken has a cut on her leg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by OrpieLover31, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. OrpieLover31

    OrpieLover31 Overrun With Chickens

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    Today I saw that one of my chickens had a cut on her leg. She looks like she is limping... how do I treat it?
     
  2. willowbranchfarm

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    Soak it in epsom salt to help keep swelling down and infection, then put some painkiller free neosproin on the cut. If its bad wrap it up with vet wrap.
     
  3. OrpieLover31

    OrpieLover31 Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you! I will make sure I do that[​IMG]
     

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