Possum attack, torn comb

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jc12551, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. jc12551

    jc12551 Songster

    Jan 8, 2008
    S.W. TN
    A possum got into our coop a bit ago. When I ran outside (barefoot, bra-less, broom in hand) he/she was being battled by the rooster. I beat the possum out of the pen and the rooster left with him. When I tracked the rooster down he was terrified, shaking, and bleeding from his comb. I could not assess any other injuries. What do I need to do for his scratched comb? It is not a puncture mark, more of a scrap/scratch.
  2. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Songster

    Jul 20, 2008
    What a brave boy! [​IMG] He deserves a good wash and some triple antiseptic ointment. Maybe some butterfly bandaids too? Hope he cleans up well.

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