Hen has a bloody head from others pecking her!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ZaneyMama, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. ZaneyMama

    ZaneyMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feb 2, 2010
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    I'm going to go clean her up. I don't have blu-kote, I'm not sure where to get it, and the roads are slick and awful from the snow.

    Is there anything else I can put on her?

    I'm going to separate her in the coop until it heals up a bit.

    Anything else I should do?

    Thanks,
    Sarah
     
  2. sydney13

    sydney13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2010
    Massachusetts
    You can put hydrogen peroxide and than iodine (mixed with water until color of tea) on it to clean it out. If you don't have any of these I heard that some people use rinses made out of salt and water and other people use honey.
    Ive also look for blu-kote at all my feed stores and not a single one carries it. To kill bacteria and help it heal faster you can put on neosporin which is available at all most all pharmacies.
     

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