Help please!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mivvi-69, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. mivvi-69

    mivvi-69 Out Of The Brooder

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    My hen has a very distended belly and I think she has peritonitis and I am treating her with baytril. But she now has a lesion on her belly from her spur cutting into her so I trimmed it and its bleeding quite a lot. I have tried stopping the blood with flour and cornflour but its still bleeding. I feel embarrased and cruel and stupid. any advice please?
     
  2. tmfineg

    tmfineg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would apply pressure until it stops. Hopefully it will stop soon. I would not
    be overly concerned. Keeping chickens is all trial and error, sometimes mostly error!
     
  3. mivvi-69

    mivvi-69 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your reply, it did stop bleeding eventually with the help of a bandage. Also any advice to treatment for her peritonitis?
     

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