ohh no! my little chick was attacked :'(

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cheeperchick, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. cheeperchick

    cheeperchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really need some help. My 7 week old dominiker was attacked by 5 month old ameracauna roo and pullet. Little head is completely pecked and bloody. I brought her inside & put neorsporin on her head and gave her some Gatorade & put her under a heat lamp but she seems kinda out of it still. She just stands still and closes her eyes.

    Does anyone have any experience with this? I really don't wanna lose her :'(
     
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  2. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    I had a hen get scalped by a turkey once, I did the same thing as you except, no heat lamp and I put her in a box cage with a blanket, feed and water. She recovered back to full health in about two weeks.
     
  3. cheeperchick

    cheeperchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old was your chicken when it was attacked?
     
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  4. cheeperchick

    cheeperchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's a pic...a little graphic

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  5. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    She was about 8 months old.
     
  6. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    You'll need to get that wound covered, do you have a liquid band-aid? Let that dry then put a gnaw on.
     

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