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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Farmer Karla, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. Farmer Karla

    Farmer Karla New Egg

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    hello from Vancouver island !
    I am so happy to have found this fabulous forum
    I am searching for some information on healing my daughter's chicken, an eagle attacked her. Poked some holes and tore off some of her skin, you can see the meat. Sorry to be graphic, its just shocking and I think we should cull her. But daughter and daddy want to save her...help !
    They sprayed disenfectant on and she is resting quietly
    I look fwd to your replies
    Karla
     
  2. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. mlward

    mlward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Karla [​IMG] and welcome from NY! Without pics to see the extent of the injuries it would be hard to say. I would say keep her warm and away from the others that might pick at the open spots. And then see how she looks after a while. I mean, is she able to walk and move around? Breathing normally? Keeping my fingers crossed for her! [​IMG]
     
  4. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from NC. I hope your chickie heals fast. [​IMG]
     
  5. KansasBoy

    KansasBoy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. Flush the wounds with a 50/50 betadine and water mixture. Then put neosporin (without pain reliever) on the wounds, pack the punctures with it as well. Do not put any gauze or bandages on her. Continue with the neosporin ointment treatment til she heals. Provide her with scrambled egg mixed with buttermilk to eat for several days. Scrambled egg provides extra protein for strength, buttermilk is a probiotic that will enhance her immune system.
     
  7. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!
     
  8. what's kickin' chicken

    what's kickin' chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Hi [​IMG] --- I would take the advice of Dawg53 he helps alot of us here at BYC..... hope chicken feels better soon.. [​IMG]
     
  9. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

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  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. Good advice given. If you can get pics, that would help but I would post it in the Emergencies section. More folks will see it there. Good luck with her. [​IMG]
     

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