help me!!! chicken comb bleeeding!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by raymondjames, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. raymondjames

    raymondjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi byc. going to the grand canyon today (in an hour ill be @ airport)[​IMG]

    while checking on them and egg-checking (now they lay!!!!)

    i saw my adorable little roo and another roo. my special one had a "wet"-looking comb and when he shook his head, he got blood on his hackle. the other roo didn't look like he had a comb problem but had blood on his hackle.
    What do i do? SO WORRIED. definitely the worst time to happen. i do have a chicken-sitter and maybe she could help out.
    reply soon, byc!!!-




    ---Rj
     
  2. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    if its bleedin real good throw some flour,cornmeal,baking powder,,somethin like that on it,, should stop soon. keep him way from others for a bit, they'll peck at the blood and or flour.
     
  3. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    he could of scratched it on something, could of gotten brave towards a hen,, or him n other roo figurin out whos boss,, i wouldnt worry bout it at all. ask sitter to put him back with others tomorrow and watch for a min,,, jus dont keep him seperated too long,, he have to start over in peckin order,,and thats lots of work lol
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Seperate the roos for a quick fix, seperate pen. Have the caretaker put neosporin on the injured roos comb.
     

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