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Chickens wounded

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenman486, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. chickenman486

    chickenman486 Out Of The Brooder

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    Today a dog got in my pen and killed 1 rooster & 4 hens 2 got injured in the breast and the other one got bit in the left back. Should I bandage them or what thx
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    I usually leave wounds like that alone to heal on their own, which they usually do, as long as the birds are not suffering. If they are deep, leave them, superficial ones I will spray some bluekote on them. Keep them separated but within sight of the flock until they heal enough to not draw attention to them. If the wounds are really bad it's best to cull.
     
  3. chickenman486

    chickenman486 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thx for the info
     

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