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Hen is being picked on

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jatsma, Dec 3, 2016.

  1. jatsma

    jatsma In the Brooder

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    One hen is being picked on by all the other girls, she has a wound on the base of her tail, red and raw... I just bought stop pick liquid to put on her, now I was wondering how do I go about this? Should I seperate her from all the other hens? How long? Or do I put this liquid on her wound and put her back into the coop and check on her religisly? Thank you so much I am new to this...
     

  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Songster

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    Coop size ft by ft?.Also what are you feeding them?. And yes separate or they will make it worse.
     
    Last edited: Dec 3, 2016
  3. Puddin Fluff

    Puddin Fluff Crowing

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    I would put it on her and separate her until she is healed up. As for re-introducing her, sometimes you can bring a mid-level hen in with her and allow them some bonding time and then re-introduce the two. If you have a very large number of birds, you might consider bringing a third in a bit later and allowing bonding time and then re-introduce the trio.
     

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