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Rabbit injured Rooster need advice ASAP

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenbait, Oct 27, 2015.

  1. chickenbait

    chickenbait New Egg

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    My rooster got in a fight with an Angora rabbit, and got injured. Its wattle is black and swollen, I am fearing the dead blood-vessels wil cause an infextion, dont want my rooster to die. The rabbit is seperated from the chickens for good! What should I do about this scenario?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I think he will survive his wounds. If you have some betadine, you could coat his wounds with it. Neosporin ointment would help, but probably will attract dirt. Wattle injuries can be painful, but not fatal. Just make sure that he is eating and drinking well. If you have other roosters, watch to see that he isn't picked on.
     
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  3. chickenbait

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    Any idea what is going to happen to that dead peace wattle?
     
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