Dog bite on 30 week old pullet

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by doxpeople, Oct 17, 2009.

  1. doxpeople

    doxpeople In the Brooder

    May 11, 2009
    Hi all, one of my chickens hopped the fence and was unable to elude my small dog. She has a puncture wound on her back along with a skinned area about one inch by an inch and a half. I brought her in did a clean out with peroxide and applied triple antibiotic without pain killer. Later in the day we rinsed her out with betadine and applied blue kote as she wanted to go out for a while. she cruised the yard and seemed no worse for the experience aside from her sudden onset baldness and wounds. I have slathered her with triple antibiotic before bed time. She is eating, drinking and pooping. Anything else I can do? In case of infection I have Tylan powder in my first aid kit will that work? Meantime she is isolated in a crate in the spare bedroom. Thanks for all the great information I have received in the past.

  2. bwebb7

    bwebb7 Songster

    Aug 16, 2008
    Brooksville, Fl
    It sounds like you are doing all the right things.
    Maybe some aspirin water for pain?

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