Hurt chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by keng, May 31, 2016.

  1. keng

    keng New Egg

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    I have an 8 day old chick with a growth in the back of her leg (almost like a beak) that is poking her in her rear causing a small open wound. What can I put on the wound ? Should I cut off or file down growth ? She is eating and drinking but is limping around. I have her separated from the others.
     
  2. cutiechook1

    cutiechook1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. keng

    keng New Egg

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  4. cutiechook1

    cutiechook1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea what it is. Wish I knew![​IMG] Was that blood on it's bottom?
     
  5. Cluckcluck1215

    Cluckcluck1215 Overrun With Chickens

    Oh my!you might want to try to put it on raiseing baby chicks forum,and

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    cutiechook1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. HopieGirl4Ever

    HopieGirl4Ever The Chook Artist

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  8. JDB21

    JDB21 Just Hatched

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    keep the area clean use a little newsprint on it for about a week and then just leave it to let the air get to it. Separate her from the rest of the flock to avoid pecking keep her inside and keep flies off the wound. As far as the spike thing you could file it down if it does not bleed . You don't want a second wound there. Is the baby a rooster I think the get little soles on the back of their legs not sure though
     
  9. JDB21

    JDB21 Just Hatched

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    keep the area clean use a little neosprin on it for about a week and then just leave it to let the air get to it. Separate her from the rest of the flock to avoid pecking keep her inside and keep flies off the wound. As far as the spike thing you could file it down if it does not bleed . You don't want a second wound there. Is the baby a rooster I think the get little spikes on the back of their legs not sure though[ ad for wound care don't use anything with "Caine" in it its toxic to chicks good luck /quote]
     

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