Rooster's comb is torn

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by wendyFL, Sep 10, 2007.

  1. wendyFL

    wendyFL Hatching

    Sep 10, 2007
    Hi..sorry no pics, something got ahold of our roo's comb, the very back end of it is torn (blood was on his feathers), it's still attached by I guess 1/4 inch to the comb..almost like if you had an earring pulled out of your ear and have a split in the ear lobe. It is not bleeding now. Poured hydrogen peroxide on it, tried giving him some of the tetracyl stuff and that rooster booster brand Poultry Cell. What else can / should I do? Should I take him to the vets to have the end cut off? Last roo w/ a comb injury passed away due to infection even after a vet visit w/ meds. He was walking around the yard just fine. Thanks for any advice! Wendy
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    I would put some neosporin on it, and let him heal. My roo had a torn comb due to fighting....I rinsed it, and off he went..all better now...healed just fine.

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