Hen with lacerated middle toe

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Hennysmother, Nov 23, 2013.

  1. Hennysmother

    Hennysmother Out Of The Brooder

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    What to do ? Was limping a couple of days ago ... But seemed ok - then this morning notice bleeding cut toe - she was still trying to perch but bleeding freely. I have applied betadine and wrapped with micropore tape with xtra elastoplast to cover and hopefully will bandage will stay put ! Toe quite swollen. Any other suggestions ?
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    I would keep it wrapped as best you can, keeping out all dirt and water for a while. Maybe apply some neosporin, (without the pain killer). If the wound stays together, it should knit back together in time. Keep it wrapped until it closes.
     
  3. Hennysmother

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    I would keep it wrapped as best you can, keeping out all dirt and water for a while. Maybe apply some neosporin, (without the pain killer). If the wound stays together, it should knit back together in time. Keep it wrapped until it closes. 
     

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