Injured Hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mamahen923, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. mamahen923

    mamahen923 Out Of The Brooder

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    My poor little hen has broken open her middle toe. It looks to be separated at the joint and is, of course, very swollen. We have cleaned it, covered with neosporin and gauze, then splinted with a trimmed emery board, wrapped that with electrical tape. Right or wrong? Any hope that she will recover?
     
  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you post a picture?
     
  3. mamahen923

    mamahen923 Out Of The Brooder

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    I didn't think to take one before we taped it up. I've never seen anything like it. It was cut from the top and separated at the cartilage.
     
  4. Rachy

    Rachy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I might take her to the vets for an antibiotic injection incase of infection and get a second opinion on it x
     
  5. mamahen923

    mamahen923 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. I can't imagine how it happened. Just breaks my heart.
     

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