Puncture wound please help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Peachesbabychick, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. Peachesbabychick

    Peachesbabychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    My Sugar Plum has a puncture wound in the side of her neck, There is a hole about a centimeter wide! Please help me! She is 8 weeks old. We sprayed it with disinfectent spray, and she appears to be eating and drinking normally, and she is also trying to preen. There was quite a bit of dried blood so I know it is deep. I separated her from her 2 leghorn friends and she is in a crate facing the other pen ( the leghorn pen )

    Is there anything else I should do? I am so worried about her, she looks fine now, but they can go downhill so fast. Will she be okay?

    Please help
  2. KrisH

    KrisH Chillin' With My Peeps

  3. Peachesbabychick

    Peachesbabychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Anyone? I REALLY need some help!
  4. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    I'd do antibiotic ointment... Bluekote...

    Keep her quiet for a few days, bring her in where its warm for a few days if she looks a bit peaked...
  5. Peachesbabychick

    Peachesbabychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks, we live out of town, so I won't be able to get some of that till morning. I am currently using Vetricyn a disinfectent spray. But I will get some Blue Kote tomorrow. She is very alert, and eating and drinking well. She is not bleeding anymore either. She will just have a few quiet days in the garage until she is better healed.

    Thanks again!

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