hen hurt foot, she and others picking at it

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rrbriss, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. rrbriss

    rrbriss In the Brooder

    Dec 10, 2011
    Guildhall, VT
    any ideas how to get my hen and others to stop picking at a hurt foot? It starts to heal and then they all start picking at it again. She stands with it in the air most of the time now. Thought of secluding her but she picks at it also.

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Wrap a gauze around the foot, then wrap duct tape around it...not too tight. Wrap it like you were treating for bumblefoot.

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