Help we have a hurt chicken

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ManchaFam5, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. ManchaFam5

    ManchaFam5 Hatching

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    Our hen was attacked and the one side of her face is bloody and her eye is closed. She won't open either of her eyes or her mouth. The rest of her body seems fine except for one side of her head. She has made it thru two nights and we've tried cleaning away the dried blood but its been difficult. She can move around but wobbly and won't open her eyes. She's in our home keeping warm. She even laid and egg last night. She hasn't ate or drank that we know of. We want to help her get better but also want to make sure she isn't suffering. Not sure what else to do.
     
  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Songster

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    Gosh thats terrible !, You are doing all you can, keep it clean you can put neosporin on . try give her water with droppers. you can give her half crushed up aspirin for pain. she will not eat, but give her something they like, I gave mine cantateloupe. Hopefully she will recover soon.
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    Welcome to BYC

    The best place to post this is in the Injuries and Diseases section of the forum. Good luck with your little hen.
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] I agree with 1muttsfan. Best of luck with your hen!
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! I x3 what 1muttsfan advised. I wish you and your ailing hen the best!!
     
  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. Sorry to hear about your hen. Try to keep the fluids in her. Some electrolytes in the water might help also. Good luck. :thumbsup
     
  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Great advice given. Good luck with her :fl
     
  9. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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    Hello and welcome to BYC from 'The Heartland' of Kentucky.


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