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Puncture between toes. heavy bleeding

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Fun Farmer, Dec 29, 2014.

  1. Fun Farmer

    Fun Farmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Noticed one of my hens limping when I let them out this afternoon. When I picked her up blood dripped quite heavily down my shirt and I noticed a cery fine puncture right between two toes. I was axlctually worried ahe would bleed out. I dipped her foot in a tub of flour after dosing with peroxide and the bleeding slowed down a lot. Then I wrapped it up really good and put her in my hospital dog crate. My biggest concern was stopping the bleeding. Any other ideas would be welcomed. Thanks
     
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe triple antibiotic cream for a few days.(chicken feet get so dirty). Leave unwrapped if bleeding stopped. Styptic powder if it won't stop bleeding and re-wrap. Keep her in for a few days so she doesn't re-open the wound by scratching ground, perching etc.
     
  3. Fun Farmer

    Fun Farmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok. Just what I thought. Thanks.
     

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