My duck cut the webbed part of foot. What do I do?

newducklingowner

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My duck appears to have cut 2 small holes in the webbing on her foot. I’m not exactly sure what happened, but should how should I treat this? She and my other duck both live free range in our property and I don’t want it to get infected. Should I keep her in the coop for a while until it heals, or is it ok for her to go out? I have attached a picture.
 

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Flush the area with some saline, apply an antibacterial ointment to the cut part, wrap gauze around the whole foot, then bandage using vet wrap. Keep the bandage on for a day or two, and the cut area should be clotted enough you can take it off. Web injures don't take long to heal/scab.

Here is some info on bandaging :

https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/duck-feet-bandages.1424682/
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/wrapping-feet.1255043/
thank you so much!
 

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