Is there anything else I should do?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gardenchick13, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. gardenchick13

    gardenchick13 Out Of The Brooder

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    We have 2 roosters we keep sepertated because they no longer get along. Yesterday the kids put the hens and 1 Roo in the chicken tractor and left the other Roo in his batchlor pad in the coop He some how managed to escape and the 2 Roos were fighting through the fence of the tractor. Both had bloody waddles and combs I risinsed each bloody area and applied stiptic powder. Rocky had the least damage after his bleeding stopped I applied Neosporin to his waddle and comb. Circus on the other hand not only had bloody waddle, his comb seemed very damaged where it connects to his beak. I cleaned it stiptic it took a while to get the bleeding to stop from his comb and eventually put Neosporin on it to. His beak has small areas where it looks like like a hang nail just around the side on the out side. I didnt do anything with that because i didnt know what to do. What else's do I need to do to help them heal and stay healthy? Is there any thing I should have done differently? (other than having to Roos and trusting kids to make sure cages are secure)
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Sounds like you did everything right. They will likely heal up just fine.

    Good luck.
     

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