Hawk help.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by shalla, Nov 25, 2016.

  1. shalla

    shalla Just Hatched

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    I just had my first hawk experience..
    I was home when it happened so I was able to run out as soon as I heard the commotion.
    Everyone is accounted for but one is injured. She's bleeding from her breast area.
    I plan on bringing her inside at least over night to keep an eye on her..

    I just need advice on what to do for the wound.. no pictures yet.
     
  2. Wyatt0224

    Wyatt0224 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Clean out the wound and definitely isolate her. Once it is cleaned out you can put neosporin on it to keep away any infection. Depending on the severity of it you might wanna keep her isolated for more then one night.
     
  3. shalla

    shalla Just Hatched

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    I got a look at it.. no punctures but the skin has been spilt open and the muscle is exposed.
    She is acting fine, not too happy to be alone.
     
  4. Wyatt0224

    Wyatt0224 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also wash the wound out with warm water. That's great news that she already acting fine but still keep her isolated. Her flock mates will peck at her wound if they see or draw blood and then it'll be very bad for her.
     

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