Help with Scar. What do I put on it? Pics added!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chicken_angler, Aug 14, 2008.

  1. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
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    I aquired a beautiful aracauna hen last night and it has some feathers missing on its back from the previous owners rooster trying to mate with her. I am wondering what I can put on it to help it heal quicker. I am going out now to take some pictures of her. It is not bloody but my chickens love to peck anything.Thanks!
     
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  2. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    There are various no-peck solutions (blue) that come with a little dauber. The blue deceives the eyes of the other birds, discouraging pecking. Farm stores, co-ops and tack shops often have this, and rural hardware stores.[​IMG]
     
  3. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    I heard of this. Isnt it called Blue-Kote?
     
  4. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yep! I know that TSC sells it.
     
  5. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    Here are two pics of her.
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    She has her feathers over the scar so you may not see the whole thing. Let me know what you think. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would put duct tape or a saddle on her. The duct tape will fall off when her feathers come back in.
     
  7. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
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    Duct tape? What is a saddle? I am new to some of this.
     
  8. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    Ok I might have to make one. I just discovered that last night one of our hens is turning into a roo. He/she is 15 weeks old and starting to grow spurs. Also his comb is getting big quick. He is already trying to mate with her. Silly chickens.So now we have three roos and 7 hens. I am gonna have to make a bigger coop for them.
     
  9. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think what you have there is an easter egger. She will probably lay a green egg. I have one that looks just like her, and she is always being chased by our roos.
     

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