Skunk bite on wing...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BellLisamo, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    A skunk was trying to eat my little 13 week old silkie....
    I ran out just in time to scare of that nasty stinky brat. Well, the silkie wing doesnt look so good. It's skin/muscle is about 3x the size it should be... and its turning green. WHAT do I do???? I called my mom who is a vet, I asked if i should amputate it... she said no.


    ANYONE have any ideas? Should I inject penicillian into that infected portion?

    The silkie is still eating and drinking and running around the yard...
     
  2. NotTheMomma

    NotTheMomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Chickens bruises are green.

    If there is an open wound, treat it like you would any open wounds. Clean it well, triple antibiotic oint, cover. She should do fine.
     
  3. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    I NEVER knew a bruise on them was green. Thank you for that clarification!!!
     

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