My duck was attacked by a dog

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  1. boskelli1571

    boskelli1571 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm not aware of a spray. Be a little more sparing with the Neosporin - simply putting a thin line over the wound and spreading it a little should be sufficient 2x day. When you flush out the wound be sure to check what the tissue looks like under the ointment. If it's looking pink, healthy ans starting to crust over a little bit, I think she'll do just fine, but continue to monitor for a while. [​IMG]
     
  2. duckies315

    duckies315 Out Of The Brooder

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    It looks a little yellow :/
     
  3. boskelli1571

    boskelli1571 Overrun With Chickens

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    Try using less 'goop'. The air needs to get to the wound also so that it can heal.
     
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    duckies315 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] can i cut these long feathers out of the way?
     
  5. boskelli1571

    boskelli1571 Overrun With Chickens

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    I would trim them back a little. Are they stopping you from tending to the wound or are they simply a nuisance? Hows' the patient today?
     
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    duckies315 Out Of The Brooder

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    She has hardly ate or drank anything :( anything i offer her she turns her beak up at. She moves around quacks and pecks at me when i am working on her. I found some granulex that ive got from the vet a while back. It eats dead tissue. I sprayed it on her last night and her wounds dont looks so yellow and gross anymore. I dont have much of it tho. This morning i put a much thinner layer of neosporine on her after an ES wash.

    She has been preening and cleaning her self up she doesnt look nearly as dirty as she did when i brought her in. I guess its just going to take time.

    I thought i would bring her other half in and let them socialize over the tub wall. -_- that was a mistake he only had one thing on his mind and managed to get into the tub so hes back outside [​IMG]
     
  7. duckies315

    duckies315 Out Of The Brooder

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    i didnt know if they were irritating her wound. They dont bother me with cleaning it
     
  8. boskelli1571

    boskelli1571 Overrun With Chickens

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    I would leave them alone then. Hows' she doing?
     
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    She has hasnt ate anything all day but i got her to drink some electrolyte water. He back wound look more healthy looking after i put some granulex on her last night. Im going to put some more on tonight. Her neck looks better to but not as good as her back. She keeps her neck tucked back and i dont think its getting much air to it. She still being feisty and having her say in all of this.
     
  10. boskelli1571

    boskelli1571 Overrun With Chickens

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    Sounds like an independent duck! What's granulex? Sounds like shes doing ok though...
     

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