HELP....Top hat hen had tail feathers pulled out by roo

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by pouletdile, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. pouletdile

    pouletdile In the Brooder

    May 27, 2010
    One of my son's top hat hens had her tail feathers ripped out by a roo. She (right now) is bloody. What should I do or put on it? Will she be all right?

  2. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    I know you originaly posted a long time ago but thought I would answer just in case it happens again. [​IMG]I had the same thing happen too mine. You should seperate her but make sure she can see the other chickens and they can see her, or else pecking order might happen again. Put neosporin on it, that will prevent infection.

    Hope i helped.[​IMG]

    Here is mine on the link below after she started to recover.[​IMG]
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 10, 2011
  3. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    One other thing Sunflower seeds can cause her feathers to grow back in faster. And once you put her back in to her coop, put aloe vera on her tail and head feathers, then when they pick at the feathers they will get a bad taste in there mouth and should stop, oh and put her in at night because chickens are kind of "dopey" at night.[​IMG]

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