Puncture wound/skin tear healing(hopefully!!) with use of honey

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickchoon1, Mar 12, 2015.

  1. chickchoon1

    chickchoon1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    6 yo Lacey, SS hen, had mishap(?) with stick stuck in crop and skin tear close to 1st wound and I applied major amount of honey because that was all I had and it appears to be healing. Shes remained sassy thru all and that was my main concern. Vet hospital I worked at used sugar for major soft tissue wounds and it was impressive how well it worked. Hope she continues for a few more days.Didn't hurt that it was 60 and sunny today.
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Good to hear that she is recovering with the honey.
     
  3. chickchoon1

    chickchoon1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will assume it helped because the wounds were so nasty. She ran with the flock today while I finally got to muck their shed and she seemed very happy.Was terrified to look but was shocked at healing. BTW only counted 26 chix tonight(should be 27) and noticed excess red feathers this a.m. so stepping up nightime checks. ARGH. Anyhoo-I think I like the honey help.
     

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