Daredevil white leghorn keeps hurting herself...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicks Galore3, Jul 28, 2013.

  1. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut

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    My white leghorn Jane is a daredevil - first she managed to fly up where I though she couldn't get to and get cut on a nail, (all is well now.) but now she keeps on cutting her comb - I have no idea on what! It doesn't seem to be hurting her, she has 3-4 small cuts. Are leghorns prone to comb injuries since they are HUGE? I am really stumped on what she is getting cut on, it could be the rooster, he seems to not like them. Is there anything I can do to help the cuts heal? Like I said, they don't seem to serious and she is acting fine.
     
  2. chfite

    chfite Songster

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    She could be injured by something that hangs down low in the doorway or other place she passes. Small, occasional cuts would not be a concern to me. Animals get injured all the time with small cuts and such, and heal just fine.

    Chris
     

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