dog bit chicken help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hardmanzz93, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. hardmanzz93

    hardmanzz93 In the Brooder

    Jan 4, 2011
    hey everyone i went out this afternoon to my dog over my chicken only to find one about 1 inch puncture wound on the back of its neck...any tips for recovery i sprayed a spray that i used for sheep wounds i dont know how that will in steps to recovery??
  2. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Songster

    Mar 31, 2009
    SouthEast Texas
    I just found your post. How is your hen this morning?
  3. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    Keep it clean, keep it covered in the wound dressing you used and monitor for signs of infection. I don't like to use antibiotics unless it is clearly warranted, so unless she has an obvious infection I wouldn't bother starting her on anything. A little extra protein in her diet may help speed the healing along.

    Good luck. And keep the dog tied.

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