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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

    Jul 10, 2015
    Canada, Saskatchewan
    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

    Jul 19, 2016
    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

    Mar 30, 2012
    River Valley, AR
    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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