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HELP!! Hurt chick.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Shellystanley, Jun 9, 2016.

  1. Shellystanley

    Shellystanley Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my chicks got out of its pen and one of the hens took a chunk out of the chicks neck. It's missing most of the skin on its neck. I brought it inside and it's in a little box with food and water, but is there anything else that I should do for it? It's eating and drinking and it's acting like it's fine, but I feel awful for her. Any advice?


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  2. Shellystanley

    Shellystanley Out Of The Brooder

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  3. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's so sad. I'd spray some vetericyn on that wound to thwart infection.
    also, some children's vitamins would not hurt. poly-vi-sol w/o iron. just a couple of drops. Rite Aid carries it and probably Walgreens as well.
    I hope she recovers, good luck.
     
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  4. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    make sure you are watching the wound closely for signs of infection
     
  5. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Separate it from the others or they will peck at the wound.
    Try a spray but I think its 50/50 if it survives?
    Sad. Poor chick.
     

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