Neck Wound

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by magikchick, Sep 16, 2007.

  1. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
    SW Florida
    I went to let out my chickens this morning and one of my showgirls has a nasty wound on the back of her neck. I'm not sure how she got it. Could one of the silkie roos have done this?

    I have her in a cage inside the house for now. I cleaned out the wound and put some bactine on it. She seems to be fine eating and drinking ok. I guess I need to keep her seperated till it heals.
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Could have easily been a mating wound. Wonder how most turkens get along without the maitng feathers to grab!
     
  3. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
    SW Florida
    That's what I was thinking too. Poor thing she had blood all over her when I found her.
     

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