Ripped Wattle how to treat..

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChicksinFL, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. ChicksinFL

    ChicksinFL Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 11, 2011
    The two birds that were lost in the mail arrived here over 24 hrs late today well not at my house I had to drive an hour plus to a hub to pick them up but I got them alive and in great shape except the cockerel had a fresh would to one wattle it's ripped and part is hanging.

    Never had an injury before how do I treat this? For tonight I just put him in a dog carrier with fresh water he's had a long trip and I didn't want to stress him too much more.
  2. countrygoddess

    countrygoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would clean it up with warm water and soap and apply some bacitracin (Neosporin). If it's a small tear it may heal together; if larger, it may not. I'm sure he will be okay, though, either way. =)

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