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injured 3 wk old chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mike n deb, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. mike n deb

    mike n deb Out Of The Brooder

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    we have two incubated chics we resently put into a seperate section of our chicken coop but this morning I left the door ajar and one of them got in with the older hens and was mauled quite badly by the time I noticed it. He has numerous raw spots and peck marks he is able to stand and walk on his own but apears weak
    We brought it inside and are keeping him warm his incubator buddy is close by but we are keeping them apart because he pecks at the others wounds. Any sugestions as to what antibiotics or how to make sure he takes fluids
     
  2. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    Have the wounds stopped bleeding?

    If the wounds have stopped bleeding, you can put neosporin on them to help. Make sure the wounds stay clean, and keep neosporin on them. Hope that helps! [​IMG]
     
  3. mike n deb

    mike n deb Out Of The Brooder

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    thankyou that helps
     
  4. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    No problem! I hope he gets better.
     

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