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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lulu12, Jun 27, 2016.

  1. Lulu12

    Lulu12 Just Hatched

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    Help!i found a nest in the woods,a friends hen,I guess,and the mom was dead,and one chick is hurt on her wing!its a sore,and it's bleeding a little,please help!
    Emily
     
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    uncertainty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Lulu;

    Sure hope someone more experienced helps us. Anyway, if the bleeding is severe, there may not be much we can do. We don't want you to get sick, so try to avoid getting any blood on you. If you take a pad of leaves and apply pressure to the wound for 5 minutes that may help if the bleeding is severe.
     
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    uncertainty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When the bleeding is under control, offer more water.
     
  4. Lulu12

    Lulu12 Just Hatched

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    She's at home,the bleeding is not a lot,I put a little gauze on it,she is eating,and drinking,the wound is a pretty deep,but,she seems fine
     
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    uncertainty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Once that is done we have to find the best way to safely take the baby to your friend's house. Do you have a backpack or a bag of some sort? How about a pocket if you are wearing a hoodie?

    Then complete your trip over to your friend's house. Maybe she can find a box or some other safe place to put the baby till a parent gets home. When the baby is in a safe place you can offer some chick crumbles and more water.

    Are you ok?
     
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    uncertainty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh well done. Good job. Is the baby by herself or in with other chicks? We want to be careful other chicks don't peck at her sore and make it worse.
     
  7. Lulu12

    Lulu12 Just Hatched

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    I got a small bag,I'm not sure if she wants the baby or not,I'm going to call her,I'll be back
     
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    Lulu12 Just Hatched

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    She is by her self
     
  9. Lulu12

    Lulu12 Just Hatched

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    Well,I called her,she said she doesn't have room,she just got 12 more chicks,well,I guess I'll have to take care of her :)
     
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    uncertainty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jolly well done. Phew, that was exciting.
     

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