Puncture wound in 14 week Australorp

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TaraBellaBirds, Sep 21, 2013.

  1. TaraBellaBirds

    TaraBellaBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Taking care of my father's flock today I notice that his little australorp pullet was injured. She has lost a large patch of skin at the base of her head and a couple smaller spots around that. She was walking around and acting fairly normal other than the wounds.
    I brought her home cleaned the wound with antibacterial soap and put some antibacterial ointment on it. She is in a carrier right now. Is there anything else I can do to boost her immune system and help her heal? I still have some quickchick would this help mixed with water? And what should I try to feed her, she hasn't eaten anything today?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    You did just what I would have done. Scrambled eggs, moistened chicken feed, and tuna would get her interested in eating unless she is in shock.
     
  3. TaraBellaBirds

    TaraBellaBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cooked her a scrambled egg last night and she ate every bit. She survived the night and is chirping a bit this morning.
     

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