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HELP! 5 well old pecked badly!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lillyrosesmum, Jun 3, 2016.

  1. lillyrosesmum

    lillyrosesmum Out Of The Brooder

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    Our little girl forgot to close the babies' pin after feeding and watering them and the adults got in and attacked them. The other 3 are ok but this one (Chicaletta) was hurt badly. Her skull is exposed! I cleaned it and put antibiotic cream and secluded her. Is there anything else I can do to help her?
     
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Keep the flies away from her, continue applying antibiotic ointment, and she may heal. It will be a slow process. Such wounds heal from 'the outside in', but frequently a full recovery is possible. Good luck.
     
  3. lillyrosesmum

    lillyrosesmum Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! Do you have good suggestions for keeping the flies off?
     

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