dog attack....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gladahmae, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. gladahmae

    gladahmae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OUR dog go into the chickens. All are dead except for one very injured BR and one BSL that I don't think is going to make it (her comb is already quite dark).

    The BR's back is quite tore up, her tail is bloody and her breathing is labored. She's 30+ weeks.
     
  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so sorry to hear about your chickens. [​IMG]

    You may want to put down the remaining two chickens if they're suffering.

    Again, I'm sorry.
     
  3. gladahmae

    gladahmae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Their backs are quite bare. Is there anything I can do to help?

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  4. gladahmae

    gladahmae Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    I'm so sorry. :hugs they look pretty beat up.
     
  6. gladahmae

    gladahmae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the BSL has passed. [​IMG]

    I brougth the BR inside, got her washed up and put her in a large tote with some scrambled eggs. I'm going to put neosporin on her open wounds.

    Should I sew up the tears in her skin, or would it not hold? I also found a few other shallow puncture wounds. Should I also stitch these shut, or just slather them with neospoin?
     
  7. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    No, leave open, smeared very very thickly with neosporin. Crushed aspirin for shock and pain. Extra protein also. She may not eat very much for the first day, but keep giving her mash and eggs. If you have poultry drench, give that too.

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    If you were closer, I'd come and clean up the rest for you...
     
  8. gladahmae

    gladahmae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK. Neosporin it is. Thank you!
     
  9. kimmie6067

    kimmie6067 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am so sorry about your chickens. Darn dogs anyway. On the one hand they keep predators away. What are you going to do to the dog?

    Kimmie
     
  10. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    If you don't have a dog run, maybe you could get some 50-100 roll of fencing from FFH or TSC for $100, some stakes, and just rig a run for the winter... ?
     

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