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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by baycenter, Nov 21, 2009.

  1. baycenter

    baycenter Hatching

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    My 3month old hen got her skin and feathers pulled off by a dog today, I cleaned it and put some blu-kote on the wound its an antiseptic protective wound dressing. I put an aspirin in her water and clean bedding also put a heat light in her cage. What else should i do?

    worried chicken mom
     

  2. Daisygirl

    Daisygirl Songster

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    how big is the wound?
     
  3. MiddleMan

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    It sounds to me like you have it pretty well covered, just keep her warm and protected from the elements and hope for the best,

    was it a neighbor's dog?
     
  4. baycenter

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    no it was my dogs, and they got out somehow, well i was at the store.

    thanks for the advice
     
  5. PandoraTaylor

    PandoraTaylor RT Poultry n Things

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    give some electrolytes as well...
    otherwise sounds like you have it all in hand.
     

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