Hen with abcess

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cack, Oct 28, 2014.

  1. cack

    cack New Egg

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    Hi i was wondering if anyone could help me i have a hen that i have been treating for a while now for a abcess on her back i just can't seem to get rid of it i have antibiotics that i have tried to hide in bread and i have been cleaning wound with salted water. Is there anything else i could try as i don't want to get rid of her?
     
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    If its a open wound I would spray it with wound-kote and give her 1cc of tylan 50 down her throat. Keep her away from the other chickens if she is being picked on. Good Luck!!
     
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2014

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