Chickens flesh is showing

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickykiss, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. chickykiss

    chickykiss Just Hatched

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    I decided to bathe my chicken as she is fairly dirty I used warm water and a bit of dawn soap and I noticed when she was wet all the injuries she had from the other chickens picking on her and one of them is her open flesh I put neosporin on it and wrapped it up but I don't know what else to do
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I would use Vetericyn Wound Spray or keep using the neosporin twice daily. Watch for redness, swelling, or oozing which can signs of infection. You could also post a picture. Beware of wounds that may become infested with fly larvae (maggots,) since that can really complicate wounds.
     
  3. chickykiss

    chickykiss Just Hatched

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    it seems to be an old wound as there isn't any blood but the skin is completely separated from the meat does she need stitches?
     

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