Chicken with missing feathers and blood....Help! UPDATE!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ponygal12, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. ponygal12

    ponygal12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone,

    Seems like I'm having a string of bad luck lately. Anyways, my rescue pullet has been out with my chickens for a while. I just went out to the coop to find a big patch of missing feathers and some blood. There's no open wound and no running blood, just dried blood. Should I clean it? If so, how? This really bumms me out because I thought we were making some progress in intergrating her with the flock. Guess not. Anyways, I'm running out to go get some pictures, be back soon!
     
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  2. Hottchick

    Hottchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used Blue kote. It worked wonders. They carry it at Tractor Supply if you don't have any. (I didn't and had to run to get some)
     
  3. ponygal12

    ponygal12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For some reason, the pictures look worse than the wound actually is.

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  4. ponygal12

    ponygal12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unfortunately, I'm unable to run out right now and probably won't be able to today.
     
  5. dgeter

    dgeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww poor baby [​IMG]
     
  6. ponygal12

    ponygal12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any suggestions?
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    clean it up and keep her from the flock til it's healed cause they will make it worse. Some salty warm water will work.
     
  8. ponygal12

    ponygal12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rover is doing well. I went out and bought some Blu-Kote and it woarks great! When should I stop using it?
     

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