Injured Hen, Need Advice

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sbitterle, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. sbitterle

    sbitterle New Egg

    Apr 21, 2012
    I have a coop with 15 chickens in it. One of my Buff's was attacked and has some wounds on her back. I separated her into another pen. The wounds appear to be scabbed over, she is still eating and drinking, and even laid an egg today. I was going to keep her separated until she is healed. Is there anything else that I should do. None of the other birds have any wounds on them. Any advice would be appreciated.
  2. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sounds like you are doing all you can. Put her back as soon as the scabs are dry and put some anti peck lotion or spray on the wounds. Prolonging the reintro may result in hostilities. just do it as soon as possible..........Pop

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