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My badly injured hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nealsbirds, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. nealsbirds

    nealsbirds New Egg

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    Well its been seven days since her injury, as I reported I amputated her wing saturday. I think she is better, I am giving her a 1ml shot of baytral everyday,and cipro mixed with a small amount of trammodal for pain. This has been so nerve wracking.On tuesday I changed her bandage and you could smell rotten flesh,so I figured massive dose of antibiotics could;nt hurt at that point,so I cut away the bad stuff and now I am I am spraying out the wound in my sink. Than I am spraying the wound with granulex V I bought at the feed store, applying bactrban and nolvasan ointment. I am trying to keep the wound wet, I have been burning the midnight oil reading up on all kinds of wound care. She has responded well she is up wandering around the room in my house where I keep her. She is eating turkey mash, mixed up macaw hand feeding fourmula and drinks water good. thanks everybody that has helped me through this very trying time. I am so glad I found this web sight.
     
  2. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    sounds like you're doing your best; hope your girl makes it & returns to complete health. [​IMG]
     
  3. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my goodness, you are being so diligent. I hope she makes a full recovery. Sounds like she is loved and very well cared for. Best of luck to you and her.
     

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