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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by OkieChix, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. OkieChix

    OkieChix Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 30, 2010
    broken arrow, oklahoma
    ok new problem jersey girl my JG. got cut on chicken wire or a chicken claw dont know what. its on her butt. about a three maybe four inch long cut and deep enough to get threw the fist layer of skin well atlest thats what it looks like. can i do. hm made stiches or maybe supper glue, or lquid bandaid? she is really sweet and only about a month old. please hlep and thanks an adavances. ----sarah
  2. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

    Jun 10, 2010
    Make sure you clean the wound with fresh water, check for any infection (white or yellow pus, grey/sallow skin), and apply an antibiotic cream (WITHOUT pain killer, the painkillers used in most antibiotics+painkiller can kill your chicken). Keep her someplace where she can't get it dirty, and check the wound daily until you can see improvement or scabbing.
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    Quote:Yes to all of the above. Also, keep her isolated, the others will peck mercilessly at the wound and could well kill her. Keep the flies off, too, that's key. I have had a hen with a first layer wound the size of my hand heal and refeather into a beautiful hen again.

    Good luck with her, don't forget to find the wound source and take care of it.
  4. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Boyers, Pa
    You can apply some bluekote to the area. They wont peck it if it's not red, the bluekote will color it purple. If the wound isn't staying shut, you can use superglue but if it's not too deep it should stay closed on its on.
  5. OkieChix

    OkieChix Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 30, 2010
    broken arrow, oklahoma
    thanks guys i got her in a section off dog metel dog crate. and it took alot to get the wound closed and cloted. she got a lot of tlc too. i washed it out with proixide and and aplide triple antibotic (without caine in it). but it still wouldnt quit bleeding. i had some quick stop on it but thank goodness i read the lable it has benocaine in it. so i looked in my dogs animal first aid kit and found lquid baindaid for cracked paws. checked the lable and went for it. after reading a couple other post rom other peoples in the emergenice section. ater a few coates later and constance checking it finaly stoped. she is eating and drinking well. and seems to be ok. she does space out alot tho is that nomal? my mother was chinken sitting or me today and she thought i lost her for a little wile because she woulndt move. just stare and breth realy shallow.

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