I need help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Daisychains, Apr 7, 2017.

  1. Daisychains

    Daisychains Hatching

    Apr 7, 2017
    Hi, one of my chickens was attacked by a raccoon, but luckily, I got to her in time. Half of her face was bitten/scratched off. The bleeding has stopped, but there are still a few clots of blood. Her eye is completely gone and she's breathing heavily. I'm not sure if the other Right now she is in a box inside the house next to a sunny window. What do I do?

  2. missprissychick

    missprissychick In the Brooder

    Mar 22, 2017
    Boil a gallon of water add 1tsp of salt and let it cool. That is a saline rinse. Always wear gloves when cleaning for your safety and hers. Rinse and apply triple antibiotic. Keep her warm and calm. Make sure she can eat and drink fine if so hopefully she will make it if not you might have to cull her. You might also want to see a vet if you really are attached to her.

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