Injured Hen- losing feathers?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chickie13, Oct 8, 2013.

  1. Chickie13

    Chickie13 Chirping

    May 26, 2013
    So about nine days ago, one of my hens was attacked by something and was injured badly. she had a few scratches, and a large gash. We sprayed Vetericin on her wounds every day, and she seems to have improved, but recently has lost a lot of feathers which are now scattered across the floor. Does anyone know why? Could it be the stress? We have kept her alone in a large dog crate with plenty of food, water, a perch, and a nesting box, and I care for her every day, I don't know what's wrong! [​IMG]
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

    Feb 18, 2011

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