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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chicksgirl123, May 2, 2016.

  1. chicksgirl123

    chicksgirl123 Hatching

    Oct 25, 2015
    Last night my chicken was attacked by a raccoon but I was able to quickly get the raccoon to run away but in the meantime it left one of my chickens badly wounded on her backside. She has been isolated in a dog crate from the other chickens to help her recovery process.

    Background information on the chicken:
    - 4 years old
    - Americana
    - Weighs about 4-6 pounds

    She is running around, eating, and drinking as normal which is good. I started her on Vetrimycin and a, giving her a vitamin supplement in her water as well.

    Looking for any extra advice for how to take care of the wound please. See picture below to see the wound.


  2. cassleo

    cassleo Hatching

    May 2, 2016
    I had some chickens get attacked by a racoon and had some pretty deep gashes. I cleaned then the best I could and used neosporin about twice a day. They healed up really well. That wound looks a bit larger than what I dealt with.

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