My hen has a swollen face, waddles and neck, PLEASE HELP!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CoensChickens, Aug 29, 2014.

  1. CoensChickens

    CoensChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I just came out into my coop to feed and water my flock when I noticed my one and only daily egg layer being abused by one of our dual purpose roosters. She has scratched up side and the top of her head has a big gouge in it.
    What do I do!?!? This is my first year with chickens and I'm at a loss, she is very dear to us. She is a production red Sex link, or a new Hampshire red.
    Please any thing would help!
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  2. CoensChickens

    CoensChickens Out Of The Brooder

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  3. CharterChick

    CharterChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh my! Poor girl! I'd keep her from him but I'm new too. I hope someone else can chime in :)
     
  4. CoensChickens

    CoensChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I cleaned then and have vetricyn on her wounds now but I don't know what do I do about the swelling? :-(
     
  5. CoensChickens

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    I hope so! I cleaned and have vetricyn on her wounds now but I don't know what do I do about the swelling? :-(
     
  6. CoensChickens

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    I have her on probiotics and electrolytes as of now, should I poke her waddles and relieve some of the fluid or just let it go down on its own? Also is it safe to have her near my other birds?
     

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