Injured chick need help on what to do

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jferlisi, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

    Nov 2, 2010
    Menifee CA
    So i just let my chickens out to free range when i noticed blood on the floor. One of my younger SLW cut half of her nail off. I have her separated with her buddy, they are the younger two of the group. Do i bandage her toe up or just clean it up and leave her. Do i separate her from everyone even her friend? Need help on what to do.
     
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2010
  2. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    Is it still bleeding? If it is, you need to stop the bleeding--apply pressure and if you have any --oohhh I can't think of what it is called--the quick stop stuff, or alum works too. I think cornstarch might also work to stop the blood. Anywayys, get the bleding under control, then carefully so as to not start the bleeding again, clean it up and if possible tap it up for a bit. Vet wrap works really well, and cheap too.
     
  3. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

    Nov 2, 2010
    Menifee CA
    Yes its still bleeding. Should i separate her from everyone? Will soap work i dont know if i have corn starch.
     

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