I'm back again with the same bleeding hen.................

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChickenKid11, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. ChickenKid11

    ChickenKid11 Chirping

    Aug 10, 2011
    About a week ago i posted a thread about a hen bleeding near the vent....... When i thought she was better i put her back. After a couple of days we left and the were picking on her again i put blukote on her and left thinking she would be ok. When i get back the are still pecking her and she still lays eggs with blood on them.... I have located the wound it is not that bad this time but what should i do to prevent it from getting bad!
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Crowing

    Oct 31, 2008
    West Michigan
    My Coop
    Too bad the Blukote did not work. You probably need to take her out each time you notice any blood. I suppose you could try putting distractions like treat boxes in the run filled with greens or heads of cabbage for them to pick on, but blood is such a trigger for pecking.

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