Fox attack

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by marlene, Nov 30, 2016.

  1. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A fox managed to get in to my hen house. It killed 2 young pullets, one is missing, so assume he took that one away with him. One other pullet was on the coop floor, and I thought she was dead, but she is indoors now and still alive. I have checked her over but can't find any injuries. She is laying on her side not moving at all. Have tried giving her electrolytes and scrambled eggs but she would not even attempt to try drink or food. Could she just be in shock?
    Another hen seems to be limping and her toes are curled under her foot, what can I do for her?
     
  2. Bantam brother

    Bantam brother Just Hatched

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    The first pullet could be in shock you sound like you are doing a good job with it keep it up.As for the second one she could have hurt her toes in the attack as well.
     
  3. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any advise as to what to do for the one with the bad toes?
     
  4. Bantam brother

    Bantam brother Just Hatched

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    Apply sterIL sterline then cover with antibodic ointment and cover with a wound dressing then keep an eye on it
     
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  5. Bantam brother

    Bantam brother Just Hatched

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    I mean sterile sterline
     

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