Pullet with cut foot

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tomwilliams1982, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. tomwilliams1982

    tomwilliams1982 New Egg

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    Hi,

    We have a pullet with cuts on her foot. I thought Bactine would be good to use, but didn't find out till afterwards that you're not supposed to use anything that has "-caine" in it. We soaked the foot in epsom salts and hot water and then sprayed with "Poultry Wound Spray", it is still swollen but is healing. Should I use poultry antibiotics or will it heal on its own now?

    Thank you for your help,

    Tom
     
  2. Chloesmama

    Chloesmama Out Of The Brooder

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    Not sure about this, but I just got some blue spray from TSH and it seems to be a good anti-fungal, anti-biotic.

    Good luck, hope she is recovering.
     
  3. cluckcluckgirl

    cluckcluckgirl Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    Tending to my chickens
    Do you have any pictures?
     
  4. thegoldengirls

    thegoldengirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like you're doing well with helping them heal. I would suggest just making sure there is lost of "cushioning" under perches to help keep them from breaking open when jumping down.
     
  5. tomwilliams1982

    tomwilliams1982 New Egg

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    Thank you both for your help [​IMG] I think she will be ok.
     

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