Raccoon bitten hen

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by dryfly10, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. dryfly10

    dryfly10 New Egg

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    One of my hens was bitten by a raccoon and lived to tell about it. I was wondering if the hens eggs are still safe to eat? The raccoon had the hen pulled up against the wire but I interupted the attack shortly after it began. The bite did not go into the meat of the hen, only broke the skin. The whole wound is about the size of a thumb nail. The attack was two days ago and the hen is acting as healthy as ever. Any Ideas?
     
  2. leadwolf1

    leadwolf1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickens do not get rabies so the eggs should be safe to eat :)
     

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