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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Silkychick, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. Silkychick

    Silkychick New Egg

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    Hi everyone,

    I'm new to the forum and have been keeping chicken's just over a year now, still lots to learn and have had a huge learning curve in the last few weeks having taken on a hen that was attacked by a fox and her buddy. She's doing ok in herself, but I'm still worried about the tear in her vent, as we thought she was prolapsing because of it, poor love. She lost a huge patch of skin, approx 6 x 4" on her back and her parsons nose/tail was bitten and should have been stitched, but it was too late to do that by the time I got her.

    At the moment we have 8 hens, 3 Isa browns, 3 Australorps, 1 buff orpington and 1 speckled sussex (she's the fox attack survivor).

    Cheers!

    Sara
     
  2. RockerHen

    RockerHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] hope your hen heals well. There's plenty of knowledge on this site for injuries, you came to the right place!
     
  3. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    Best of luck with your hen. I hope she makes it okay. I've heard stories of some remarkable recoveries on here. Don't hesitate to ask any questions you might have! :)
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. Big A Chickens

    Big A Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and :welcome So glad you joined us!!! :weee
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Best of luck with your hen. Hope she heals up soon!
     
  8. Silkychick

    Silkychick New Egg

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    Hi everyone & thanks for the warm welcome :)

    Hopefully she'll come good in time.
     
  9. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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    Hello and welcome from Kentucky. We're very happy you joined!


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  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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