Mutilated neck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by collins15207, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. collins15207

    collins15207 New Egg

    Oct 23, 2012
    Good morning to all. My Leghorn ripped both sides of her neck, wide open. Seems she couldn't wait for me to open the gate and decided to stick her head through the fence. Something must have spooked her, and she pulled out with enough force to rip the neck open like a butterfly chop. Can I cut the skin off and it grow back or is it the end of the road for her? She laid an egg so shes not in too much pain. Also, I do have her isolated. Thanks.
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    [​IMG]. I would trim down the extra skin just standing there and add some neosporin to the wound. You might want to keep her separated from the others for awhile.

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