My dog got a hold of one of my hens

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by TeaChick, Sep 23, 2013.

  1. TeaChick

    TeaChick Overrun With Chickens

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    She seems fine. Her wing has a minor injury; the skin is broken, but it's not deep. I put her in the hen house last night and she came out with the others this morning. She's keeping to herself, but she's able to fly (at least a little).

    What do I do for her?
    The only thing I could think of was to put Neosporin on the injury.

    BTW, IDK if it matters, but they free range. (That's how the dog got a hold of her in the first place.) :-(

    Any and all help/advice would be greatly appreciated!!!
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

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    Flush the wound with saline solution and then clean it with Betadine. Then pack with neosporin.
    Do this once or twice a day till healed.
     
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  3. TeaChick

    TeaChick Overrun With Chickens

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    Okay. Thank you. :)
     

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