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Help!!!! I See Bone!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ZuulLanceMaster, Oct 8, 2010.

  1. ZuulLanceMaster

    ZuulLanceMaster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my pullet was wounded by her sisters! her tail is gone! she's trying to move around. she's coming out of shock. her preening gland is exposed and i see bone. the bleeding has stopped. i'm afraid that she will peck herself. i think she's gonna die. WHAT DO I DO? if she lives will she be able to lay? PLEASE HELP!!!!!
     
  2. perolane

    perolane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you sure it's bone you're seeing? If so, you will most likely need veterinary attention.

    If she's been "plucked" & it's raw....clean thoroughly then apply Neosporin ointment (without pain killer). Apply twice daily. You can also use blu-kote (purple stuff) to prevent her pecking it & promote healing. I suggest the clean/neosporin route first.

    Good luck & keep us informed!
     
  3. ZuulLanceMaster

    ZuulLanceMaster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you! AND yes i do see bone
     
  4. ZuulLanceMaster

    ZuulLanceMaster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no pain killer?
     
  5. perolane

    perolane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then possibly needs suturing...call your vet or any that treat avians/fowl.
     
  6. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Actually, the pain killer in Neosporin is fine. What you need to avoid is ointment with any "caine" drug in it, such as benzocaine. cetacaine, anything ending in "caine." The pain killer in Neosporin is a completely different drug. Just read the label.
     
  7. ZuulLanceMaster

    ZuulLanceMaster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She died a few hours ago. she was trashing around in her cage. oh well i was expecting a few to die anyway. [​IMG]
    thank you all for your posts. you helped a lot emotionally. [​IMG]
     
  8. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    So sorry

    Imp
     
  9. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Sorry for your loss.
     
  10. ZuulLanceMaster

    ZuulLanceMaster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    'sok. thanks.
     

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