neck injury, no feathers

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by pattyl110, Mar 22, 2011.

  1. pattyl110

    pattyl110 Out Of The Brooder

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    My chikc is 4 weeks old, and we just moved into coup, out of garage. She had this open sore on her neck, I am not sure if the others are pecking her, but I watch and never see it. I took picturs, but am not sure how to post them. These are my first chickens so I am really at a loss on what to do. My book said to clean with hydo proxide, and I have done that 2x, but it looks like it is getting bigger.
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    You won't be able to post pics for a while, unfortunately, a policy implemented recently because of an onslaught of spammers.

    There are also several anti-pick products available which people use to mask the presence of a wound to the others. You may need to separate the chick for a day or two to get her healed, as chickens will peck any wound they see, especially if there is fresh blood.
     
  3. pattyl110

    pattyl110 Out Of The Brooder

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    :)Thanks so much, I will call the feed store and see if they have
     
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