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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ninjachicken276, Apr 22, 2017.

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    Ninjachicken276 Out Of The Brooder

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    My buff Orpington "daisy" has been picked on by my rooster. She has a gouge in her back and a lot of scabs. We ordered a chicken saddle for her but it won't arrive for a while. Any short term solutions?????????¿ I have her in a separate box near the other chickens run area.
     
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    Ninjachicken276 Out Of The Brooder

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    On the right just under her wing she has some missing skin and it's bare flesh
     
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    Ninjachicken276 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is a better picture[​IMG]
     
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    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I would spray her wounds with Vetericyn or apply some plain Neosporin ointment, and keep her in a dog crate in the coop and run. I would also trim or file down the sharp points of his spurs. You could also separate him if he is getting rough on the hens.
     
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    Ninjachicken276 Out Of The Brooder

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    I put athletic tape on his spurs... my neighbor is a professional retired vet so I will ask her tomorrow what I should do. I have put neosporn on it.
     
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    Ninjachicken276 Out Of The Brooder

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    I cleaned out the wound with saline and iodine and then I superglued it shut. (My doctor neighbor recommended that[​IMG])
     

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