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Chickens foot (claw) is bleeding fast. How do I stop it? *URGENT*

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by WoodChic, Feb 7, 2011.

  1. WoodChic

    WoodChic The Chic Chick

    Oct 27, 2009
    KKV HQ
    One of our white leghorns claw is bleeding, like it got pushed in hard or something. (The chicken also has a small wound on it's chest that breaks the skin a little, but that looks like it oughta heal up just fine. ) How do I stop the bleeding? The chicken is about 3 1/2 years old anyway, so we could just have chicken for dinner, but it appears to still be laying. [​IMG] Any idea's? Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2011
  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    you could press a big pinch of flour onto the toe and apply pressure until it stops bleeding. Hope you can save it. Keep us posted.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I have had 2 chickens do this both ripped off the end of their claws, both bleed alot. I tried flour but the only thing that actually stopped the bleeding and it still took awhile was pressure and quick stop powder..
     

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