I need help... Gash

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Limet8, Nov 11, 2013.

  1. Limet8

    Limet8 Out Of The Brooder

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    My chicken has a gash on her stomach that is about two inches long. I have no idea how it got there or how long it has been. She has been losing feathers all around it... how do i clean it and is there an antibiotic or something i can put on it?
     
  2. Limet8

    Limet8 Out Of The Brooder

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    can you use triple antibiotic ointment for it?
     
  3. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Is it deep? Has it started healing yet? If so I think it is safe to it will heal on it's own. You could clean it out with a little peroxide.
     
  4. Limet8

    Limet8 Out Of The Brooder

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    i cant tell. There is a lot of congealed blood around it...
     
  5. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    I would leave it alone for now and watch
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Can you get a pic of it?
     

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