dog bit chicken

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by cam123, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. cam123

    cam123 New Egg

    Jul 2, 2011
    ok so i have a buff laced polish chicken shes 1 and a half and my dog bit her on the head just a few minutes ago why i have no idea he is around them quite a bit and hasnt done it before
    but she is still kind of resposive but i dont know if i should kill her or see if she will pull through any thoughts
    she had a bloody nose but it stoped and she is still standing up im kind of hope full
  2. Clay Mudd

    Clay Mudd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2011
    South MS swamps
    I'd give her a chance to pull through. Chickens are pretty tough, actually.
  3. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    They can go into a sort of shock when injured or attacked. I'd give her some time (and a safe quiet place) and see how she acts tomorrow. I'd put a little antibiotic ointment on any wounds, if you have any, after cleaning. In this case I'd clean with plain water or saline since it is near the eyes.
  4. Kudzu

    Kudzu Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2011
    Bite the dog

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