Help please. I need advice.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by fluffychickens, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. fluffychickens

    fluffychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found one of my hens 5 minutes ago and she has no feathers on her head and it's covered with dried blood. The males have been hitting their hormones and been beating my hens. I put her in a cage by herself and my mom is still at work. Can someone tell me if their is anything I can do? There is no gaping hole but just a bunch of dried blood.
     
  2. lovin my birds

    lovin my birds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just clean it with warm water. Thats pretty much it. She should be completely fine. One of my hens went through the same thing when I had a young roo. She healed very quickly.
     
  3. stargirl

    stargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no!

    Separating her is definitely the right thing for now. Make sure she has food and water in with her too, and something warm to sleep on. How does she seem in herself?
     
  4. janinepeters

    janinepeters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like it's time to get some of those males out of the hen house.
     
  5. fluffychickens

    fluffychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She acts pretty well she moves her head and her eyes are bright. I gave her some water and put some water on her head. I think one reason they did this is 1 she is very hard to catch 2 we just lost 5 hens to a diases and the males want more girls and 3 she just recovered from the same diases I lost 5 birds to.
     

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