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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by JDB21, May 16, 2016.

  1. JDB21

    JDB21 In the Brooder

    May 16, 2016
    BackYard Chickens
    wabbit1964 quoted you in a post in Chicks attcked by fox .
    Originally Posted by JDB21

    Help Inlost 3 of our girls to a fox last week, I have 2 that are recovering, one is not too bad the wound looks clean and she is eating and drinking. My RI red is badly wounded . Her entire back is open to the muscle with a terrible smell, I have cut away dead flesh and started using vetrycin spray. The smell is gone and I have orders Penecillin injection. She has been on an oral abx since the day after it happend. I worry b/c of the size of the wound will she heal ever? Has engine experienced such a large wound? It's from the base of her neck across her entire back between both wings to the base of her tail feathers. Thanks

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