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Roo has bleeding leg / Being pecked

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MattH, Dec 15, 2016.

  1. MattH

    MattH Out Of The Brooder

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    Our roo has a bloody leg around his ankle area. Looks like pretty red thick blood and some of the hens are pecking at this area. What should I do? Thanks.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    If he were mine, I would remove him from the flock until he heals up.
     
  3. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Buy Blu-kote spray for it.....


    Cheers!
     
  4. MattH

    MattH Out Of The Brooder

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    Good idea, I've used Blu-Kote on our hunting dogs before. Seemed to work great. We cleaned him off and applied Vaseline for the night. We just checked on him and he's laying on the coop floor by himself. He will usually sleep there or on the bottom rung of the roost. Thanks Guys!
     

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