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Should I dub ?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chicken Woman, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

    Oct 16, 2008

    She is active eating but don't know if I should dub or just keep treating ?
    I put neosporin on and then bag balm. Should i put terimyicin in water ?

  2. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
  3. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    At this point, it may be easier on her if you just dub.

    Just be sure to keep her as calm as possible during the procedure, and have a good "quick stop" bleeding powder on hand. Since it it very cold out, the bleeding should stop fairly quickly. In the summer, birds tend to bleed a lot more due to the increased blood flow because of the heat.

    Other than that, make sure you have a sharp pair of clean scissors and someone to hold her very still. Typically the procedure is very quick and the birds should heal quickly. Just watch out for infection. With that much frostbite, it would be more painful for the comb to fall off on it's own than it would be for a quick dub.

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