Rooster bleeding from spur

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickypoo, Apr 3, 2009.

  1. chickypoo

    chickypoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Okay, so our RIR roo, Morgan, needed his spurs trimmed, so dad used the baked potato method and it worked like a dream. However, later today dad was walking across the yard with Morgan's nemesis, the green bucket [​IMG]! So of course, Morgan came and attacked it and in the process damaged one spur bud (if that's what you call it) and it is bleeding at a pretty steady rate. We are applying direct pressure but does anyone know how to deal with an injury like this? I have heard you can put superglue on cuts, can we do that? Other than wrapping it I don't know how to keep it protected but being a chicken I doubt the bandage would last long. [​IMG]

    Thanks!
     
  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Super glue is a great solution. You can help stop the bleeding by using something like cornstarch or flour - this helps form a clot.
     
  3. Littlecimarron18

    Littlecimarron18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pepper! i know it sounds painful but its not and it works great for stopping bleeding, even on people
     
  4. Renee

    Renee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dehydrated potato. Potato buds. Does not cause infection. We keep some in our human first-aid box!
     
  5. waibel zoo

    waibel zoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quik-stop It can be purchased at any pet store. Also corn starch works, just not as well. I can see super glue working as well.
     

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