month old chicken got played with by my dog and has a little hole in her neck

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kalel305, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. kalel305

    kalel305 New Egg

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    its been 2 days since the wound happened,I have a 4 month old german shepard who thought fluffy was a tennis ball,I put her in her own little cat box and kept it clean with neosporan,she acts fine,but misses her sisters,can i put her back in with them?shes drinking and eating,her wound looks weird but I think its due to the grease in the medicane
     
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. If you can wrap her wound with something, she might be happier with her friends. I would keep it wrapped until it heals. If the other chickens see blood, They will hurt her badly. :(
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    Yes, it is very likely that she will be picked on if the others see the wound. You may have to keep her separate until it heals, but maybe you can rig a small enclosure in the brooder for her.
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. kalel305

    kalel305 New Egg

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    thank you!I didn't know that they picked on each other,I had put them in a little cat carrier together,and they fell aslep,I'll go seperate her!Thank you!
     
  7. kalel305

    kalel305 New Egg

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    Thanks everyone for such a warm welcome!I'm suer excited about my chicks!We just bought our first house and have a large garden,2 kids,4 dogs,4 cats,3 chicks!!and whatever else lands on my doorstep!!!
     
  8. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All good advice. Best of luck!
     

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