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Nail on foot pulled off

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by EggCentric, Dec 8, 2007.

  1. EggCentric

    EggCentric Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Ball Ground, Ga
    One of my hens managed to pull a nail off a foot. It looks horrible. I put peroxide and blue kote on it. Is there anything else I can do for her?
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    If the bleeding has stopped, I would say...just watch for infection. She should be fine tho. Watch that others dont start pecking it either. If so, you might have to seperate her for a few days to a week, untill it heals better.
  3. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Songster

    Sep 20, 2007
    Marin, California
    I have a polish hen who had the same thing happen, and shes just fine! I agree with Justusnak, keep a look out for infection and if her toe is being pecked by the others. Hope all goes well!!! [​IMG]

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