Injured Rhode Island

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by krisfx4, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. krisfx4

    krisfx4 New Egg

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    Hello all,
    I have a Rhode Island Red that was severely injured by a rooster today. I had a problem this week with my 4 buff brahma roosters attacking another Rhode Island and ripping all of the skin from the back of her head. I'm pretty sure it was from mating so I got rid of 3 of the 4 roosters. Well I had to put down the first Rhode Island and now the second one was injured by the last rooster. Same injuries just not as severe plus feathers and skin raw near the base of the tail. I have since brought her inside and applied neosporan to her wounds. Any suggestions to bring her back to 100% will be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks all in advance,

    Kris
     
  2. Puddin Fluff

    Puddin Fluff Overrun With Chickens

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    Well, never had injuries that bad but do have a couple of bald girls from some over zealous young roos. I think neosporin & time away from the offender are the best medicine. We bought saddles for the "favorite" girls to give their backs a break but unfortunatly I don't know of a "bonnet" that is designed to help their head.[​IMG]
     

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