Freak Accident

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

  1. fernlilyeggs

    fernlilyeggs New Egg

    May 8, 2016
    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 Flock Master Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Veterycin or weak betadine are good to use for wound care.

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