Should I euthanize?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Amandalea, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. Amandalea

    Amandalea Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 6 week old chick that was pecked by the others so bad it's skull is showing. Is it possible for it to survive? it is in a box on my counter now, I put some neosporin on its head. It looks miserable,It is standing all fluffed up with its eyes closed.
     
  2. WaterfowlWierdo

    WaterfowlWierdo Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. linzeylew

    linzeylew Just Hatched

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    I have a five month old hen that was pecked really badly I doctored her up like I would a cut on myself and she's healing very well and it was right down to her skull
     
  4. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    Yes, it is possible for the chick to survive, it happens quite a lot.
    Just keep the bird separated from the others, as they will pick at it.
    And keep the wound clean and covered in the Neo.
    Good luck!
     
  5. WaterfowlWierdo

    WaterfowlWierdo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just never loose faith, I wouldn't euthenize unless its suffering
     

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