need help small dog got my chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kar8mr, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. kar8mr

    kar8mr In the Brooder

    Jul 26, 2008
    This a chicken about 6 months, It was bitten by a small dog in its side. There is no puncture wound but alot of swelling. One wing looks broken not moving the wing. It will stand but wont walk. What do i do for it? I thought it would die but it has been a couple of hours? Since i dont know if it is bleeding inside i have given it anything. It is sleeping when you leave alone but will move its head and look at you when you walk up to him. what is the best way to treat this???thanks in advance.
  2. MissJenny

    MissJenny Songster

    May 11, 2009
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Tie up the wing to her body -- wrap with gauze or pantyhose or a strip of towel or t-shirt. Drip water onto her beak to see if she will drink -- a little sugar water or a bit of yogurt in the water is good. Getly put her in a crate and leave her alone.

    So sorry -- I know it's stressful. ♥

  3. rita2paul

    rita2paul Songster

    Aug 31, 2011
    i had a chicken that a dog attacked and broke her wing i taped it up with non stick tape (it sticks to itself and not the feathers) and she lived and her wing healed.
    good luck.

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