Scratched deeply by my hen, should I be concerned?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Vashjir, Aug 8, 2013.

  1. Vashjir

    Vashjir Out Of The Brooder

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    Are there any specific diseases I need to worry about from a deep hen scratch? I'm up to date on tetanus shots, but was wondering if there's anything specific from chickens like the chicken equivalent of cat scratch fever?
     
  2. TOP KNOT

    TOP KNOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got deeply scratched last week by my turkeys during processing. I scrubbed it really good with regular soap and water and I put neosporin on them each night. They are almost gone now, no problems.
     

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