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Freak Accident

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by fernlilyeggs, May 12, 2016.

  1. fernlilyeggs

    fernlilyeggs New Egg

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    This evening I discovered one of my teenagers trapped in the coop wire. Her wing got caught at the edge of the pen and three chicken wire end piece penetrated her wing. I bent back the wire and able to get her wing free without breaking the entire wing. It is swollen with holes where the wire went through. I cleaned it and have her separated for protection from the others. she I going to sleep with me tonight in a bird cage.
    Is there something I can do to be sure it does not get infected? Should I take her to the vet or will this heal?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Veterycin or weak betadine are good to use for wound care.
     

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