Please help! Wound turning blue?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jweigold, Nov 28, 2016.

  1. jweigold

    jweigold New Egg

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    My polish crested hen was attacked by a hawk. We intervened and she came out with a nasty neck wound and a smaller wound on the side of her right eye. It appears to be turning blue. The attack happened 2 days ago so I have a hard time believing it is necrosis. We washed with saline, rooster booster poultry wound spray and put bacitracin. Any idea of what this could be? Any advice? Thanks in advance!

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] sorry for the circumstances. Chicken wounds seem to bruise and turn greenish/blue in coloration while healing. Keep on with the bacitracin, and as long as she is eating the prognosis for recovery is good.
     

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