Help my chicken was attacked (photos attached)

casportpony

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Can you carefully, without tearing the skin, pluck all the feathers one inch back from the edge of the wound (this is called creating a margin, and it's something that should be done). When plucking, do one feather at a time and pluck in the direction the feathers are growing. If the skin is too delicate in an area, trim that feather instead.

Once you have the area plucked, can you take new pictures?

Edited to fix autocorrect errors.
 
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casportpony

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FWIW, I'm not just posting pictures that I just found on the web, this is how I was taught to clean wounds.

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MSeubert

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She just layed an egg. We don’t live where the chickens are and have to leave to go out of town tomorrow. Idk what to do. She breaths and air is coming out the top hole.
 

MSeubert

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Can you carefully, without tearing the skin, pluck all the feathers one inch back from the edge of the wound (this is called creating a margin, and it's something that should be done). When plucking, do one feather at a time and pluck in the direction the feathers are growing. If the skin is too delicate in an area, trim that feather instead.

Once you have the area plucked, can you take new pictures?

Edited to fix autocorrect errors.
I started plucking the the skin around seems to tender
 

casportpony

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Where are you planning on keeping here while you are out of town?
 

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