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    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    My hen was attacked by a hawk, I think it's dying. Any advice? Should I just let it sit there or do something for it?
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  2. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    I can't get a good picture. So, the only injury I can see is blood coming somewhere from her head. When I pick her up her neck acts weird. I'm very scared of hurting her . PLEASE HELP ME!
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Keep her in a warm, dark place for a few hours and see if she perks up. If she does perk up, inspect her wounds and treat them appropriately then. Treating her now could kill her.

    -Kathy
     
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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    And by warm I mean 80 degrees.

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  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    But no heat lamp, just a warm, dark, quiet room.

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  6. 21hens-incharge

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    She could be in shock and you do not want to make it worse. Dark and quiet and warm is what she needs for a bit. Giver her time to come around some. I would say make sure she has water she can get to easily and in a couple hours offer her some of her favorite foods. Just a little since you would not want her to pig out just yet. Not knowing her injuries.
     
  7. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    I found a big cut underneath her feathers on her neck, almost like a hole, I'm freaking out! What should I dou? I put some cornstarch on the cut to stop the bleeding.
     
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  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    How much is it bleeding?

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  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    And where is it located?

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  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    You should put her in a box on a towel, not shavings, it will help keep her wounds cleaner and make cleaning them easier.

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