Found injured chicken on side of road

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jbowyer01, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    Can anyone help me find a thread about an individual that found a chicken (possibly from a chicken plant) that was injured? I just received a call from someone wanting to give me a chicken they found on the road. The individual lives near a chicken plant, she says the chicken has a wound to the skin on her chest but other than that seems fine. I thought the thread could be helpful.
  2. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    If it is a cornishx it night be best just to cull it. This chicken is probably so weak from its treatment where it grew up.
  3. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    I pretty much agree with you conny, but I havent seen it yet and the poor girl that called me didnt have any idea what to do so I told her to bring it to me. I'll make my hubby do the culling if needed but if shes really not bad I'll let her have a home. I know there was someone else on BYC that found a bird like this and had a thread going but I'm unable to find it.
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2009
  4. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

    Sep 25, 2007
    Yes, I saw that thread, too. I'll see if I can find it...

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