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Naked Neck Sliced

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MadieWestbrook, Apr 22, 2017.

  1. MadieWestbrook

    MadieWestbrook Out Of The Brooder

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    My naked neck chick has a clean slice halfway around her neck. She's the first turken I've had, so I want to be sure I help her correctly. With my mom's help, I sprayed the wound with Vetericyn and wrapped it with gauze. However, since we didn't want to cut off her airway, it was loose. She ended up wiggling it down and biting me as I attempted to fix it. She's still eating/drinking and acting like it doesn't bother her. However, I have 11 other chickens (two being roosters), so I want to ensure they don't mess with her. Any recommendations? Should I wrap her neck in something else? It's just a flesh wound.
     
  2. Ninjachicken276

    Ninjachicken276 Out Of The Brooder

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    I would try putting diluted iodine or neosporn on it and and wrap it in some stretchy Gause pad material.
     
  3. MadieWestbrook

    MadieWestbrook Out Of The Brooder

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    She has another spot, this time on her shoulder. I think the other chickens are terrorizing her. Is there anything I can get, like a chicken saddle, that will help? Or is there anything I can cover her with?
     
  4. Ninjachicken276

    Ninjachicken276 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have no idea if there is such thing as a chick saddle, but you could make your own. If the slices are large, they need stitched up or closed. Superglue works great, but it will sting a bit for your chicken.
     
  5. Hybridchucks

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