Help! Neck injuries to my quail

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Eggsie, Apr 6, 2017.

  1. Eggsie

    Eggsie New Egg

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    Help! I just got home from work and it looks like one of the fiesty ones pecked at my larger quail.

    I have 5 female cox quails. And i did notice some feather tugging last night when I cleaned out the cage.

    This evening when i got home from work and did my usual check for water and feed them. My largest quail looks like she got pecked and got her neck sliced by one of the others. See photo.

    what should i do? how should i clean her. I just yanked her out and seperated her.

    Help please. I've only just started raising them 2 months ago. [​IMG]
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Get some Vetericyn wound spray at your feed store or clean her neck with some weak betadine, and make sure that she is drinking water. Make sure the bleeding has stopped, and look for any other wounds to check out how deep they are. I would also go to Forum at the top of the page, scroll down to Other Backyard Poultry and post on the quail thread as well since I don't know a lot anout quail.
     

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