Help!! Injured hen not getting better! Deep neck wound into fat.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bnchristian, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. bnchristian

    bnchristian Out Of The Brooder

    May 4, 2009
    My hen has a large wound on the back of her neck aprox 2x2 the top is scabbed over but the bottom half if into the fat layer. I have been examining it daily for 5 days since the injury and keeping it clean but there is no visual change. My husband wants to kill her, but she seems fine. She is active and eating and really doesn't even mind much when I examine the wound. Any advice would be helpful. Thank you for your time. We are new to chickens.
  2. Bring

    Bring Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 16, 2009
    New Mexico
    pack it with triple antibiotic cream.
  3. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2009
    St. Augustine, Florida
    how did she get it? about how deep is it? have you cleaned it?

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