How can i help an injured hen

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by careyrick, Mar 21, 2017.

  1. careyrick

    careyrick Just Hatched

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    I have a rooster and 3 hens and 6 chicks (not with the group yet) one of the older hens about 2 yr old had injured her foot not sure how. the rooster which is about 6months old is keeping her from the rest of the flock. is there a reason this would happpen or anything i can do to help her with her leg heal and reintroduce her to the flock.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  3. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC! I am quite glad you joined us, please make yourself at home, I think you are going to like it here! :frow

    ~Cuz
     
  4. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    redsoxs has given you the best place to find help for your hurt girl, be sure to provide a photo along with your post on the ER forum. I hope she makes a speedy and total recovery!
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us. High ranking birds will often try and chase away a sick flock member. I hope that the ER folks can help you out.

    Good luck
    CT
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please do post in the "emergencies, diseases, injuries, cures," thread and keep the rooster away.
     

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