Injured Roo Wattle

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by IonaFarm, Jul 2, 2010.

  1. IonaFarm

    IonaFarm In the Brooder

    Jun 13, 2010
    My two 16 week roos got into it. Trying to show the other who was alpha roo. Barnie,bantam cochin, ended up with one of his wattles torn, a piece is hanging there. What do I do? I'm new to roos. [​IMG]

  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    Clean it well with soap and water. Cover it in Bluekote. The ripped comb piece will heal if the blood supply is intact, or will whither and fall off if not. The rooster will be fine either way. Just keep it covered in Bluekote so the blood doesn't show up otherwise everyone will be picking at his comb.

    Good luck.

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