Need medical help quick!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by iam4hymn, Sep 18, 2016.

  1. iam4hymn

    iam4hymn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last evening one our dogs got ahold of our 4-5 week old chick and punctured its skin at the top of her left wing at the base by the body. I cleaned it best I could and put neosporin on it. Today the chick is up and chirping and wandering around following Mama, but her body is puffy like it is full of air between the skin and body. Can I give a tiny baby a tylan injection? How much? What can be done about the air around the abdomen? Please help!
     
  2. 3feathers

    3feathers Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't know about the injection. I had an adult that a had a long cut along the neck and the skin definately was loose and flapped around. I neosporined and taped it close as best I could so dirt etc wouldn't get in and it healed fine. It was ... difficult to get the tape out of the neck feathers, maybe some of the stretch tape around her?
     

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