Rooster Peck- any chicken diseases?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by asherie23, Sep 8, 2013.

  1. asherie23

    asherie23 New Egg

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    Are there any diseases that chickens have that I should be worried about with a chicken peck? The kids left the door open and rooster came in and pecked my 10month old on the head three times!!!!!
    After my initial freak out - I cleaned the pecks with alcohol and physically she's fine- the spots have stopped bleeding (hate head wounds!)
    Just wondering as you all have been pecked numerous times- is there anything she can contract? Other than tetanus I suppose. She's slightly behind on her shots but she's okay for that.
    I'd rush to ER (Sunday) but we don't have insurance.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    There might be a slight possibility of a bacterial infection. For now I would apply some antibiotic ointment. Then I would go outside and prepare the rooster for supper.
     
  3. asherie23

    asherie23 New Egg

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    Ha thanks :) done. And done!!!
     

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