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  1. rellikmalinois

    rellikmalinois Out Of The Brooder

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    This is Mo my Polish x. She(i think) hatched out May 18th. We got a couple new chickens and while establishing a pecking order Mo got injured. Someone ripped all her neck feathers off, they came off in one ball. I caught a chicken running around with it. It bled lightly and has stopped but I am looking for first aid advice on it. I also have since moved her to a different coop.

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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Clean it with betadine or hibiclens and water, then dry it and apply plain Neosporin or other brand ointment. In a day or two, you can probably spray it with BluKote and try her back with her familiar chicks. Integrating new chickens needs to be done with a fence (temporary or otherwise) separating the groups over a week or two, and then you must be present to watch for bullies.
     
  3. rellikmalinois

    rellikmalinois Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank toy for the first aid advice. I did have them side by side for a week and supervised. This happened a day later
     

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