Pick no more lotion?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chicky Crazy, Feb 13, 2015.

  1. Chicky Crazy

    Chicky Crazy Songster

    Feb 27, 2013
    I have two Australorps, and one is getting picked on a lot. I'm going to buy some lotion to help heal her crown and stop bullying. Is rooster booster the best kind? If so who will ship it to you for the cheapest???
  2. MrsBrooke

    MrsBrooke Songster

    Aug 11, 2014
    Magnolia, Texas
    To help her heal in the most cost-effective way, I would separate her from the flock and cover any bare skin with iodine. Any open wounds would get the same plus some antibiotic ointment ***without painkiller***.

    Keep her separate until she's fully healed.

    You could also use BluKote, but don't get it on her feathers... It prevents oxygen from getting to them, or something like that....

    To stop bullying, you can separate the offender and keep him or her away from the flock for about a week. Then, when you put them back, they'll be the low chicken on the totem pole and SHOULD play nicer. :)

    Let us know how she progresses!


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