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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tonyfunhouse, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. tonyfunhouse

    tonyfunhouse In the Brooder

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    She has been bleeding for a couple days and then it stopped and tonight the blood is back running down her neck. Is there anything i can put on it to make it stop bleeding? Thx Tony
     

  2. nicolemac

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    I've not encountered this but I have read that some people use cornstarch, if putting pressure on it doesn't do the trick.
    I know it's not exact advice - but it's something for you to look into while waiting for experienced help.

    Hope you find an answer soon.
     
  3. tonyfunhouse

    tonyfunhouse In the Brooder

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    ok thank you i will try the cornstarch. im down to try anything.
     
  4. FenikT

    FenikT Chirping

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    Styptic powder. Available at any pet store or drug store (either powder or chalk stick).
     
  5. nicolemac

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  6. tonyfunhouse

    tonyfunhouse In the Brooder

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    ok i will stop at the local feed store tomorrow and see what they have Thx Tony.
     
  7. tonyfunhouse

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    Me and my daughter just applied some aloe and flour didnt have cornstarch so i guess we will see in the morning how shes doing. THX everyone and im open for any advise. Thanks Tony
     

  8. Ehirning

    Ehirning Chirping

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    I came home to the same thing today [​IMG]. I isolated her so the other girls won't attack. I'll check on her in the morning and use the cornstarch if I need to. It looks horrible because she's a bantam leghorn and all white. Thanks for the advice! Gotta love BYC![​IMG]
     
  9. tonyfunhouse

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    its been 3 days and there has been no more blood from swirl thanks for the info Thanks Tony [​IMG]
     

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