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Hen with Neck Injury!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenlover13, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. chickenlover13

    chickenlover13 New Egg

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    A racoon attcked our birds this moringing. Around 5:30 we found a 2 year old hen still alive that appeared to be dragged up the side of the fence by her neck. She has had this injury for about 9 hours and i have no clue what to do. She is trying to eat but hasn't touched her water we seperated her from the others and gave her food and water. I have had birds for years but we have never had this happen before please help me in any way you can. I'm worried about my girl. [​IMG]
     
  2. valsey

    valsey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Clean it with diluted chlorhexedine and dab on some wound cote, to start
     
  3. chickenlover13

    chickenlover13 New Egg

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    Thanks for the advice. [​IMG] . . I think my dad beat me to the coop with his gun though [​IMG] . . Oh well I can use it in the future we have been having a lot of coon trouble resently.
     

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