Small cut on back of the neck.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 4chickps, Jun 22, 2009.

  1. 4chickps

    4chickps Hatching

    Jun 10, 2009
    Long Island
    Hello all,

    One of my 6 week old chicks has a small hole/cut on the back of the neck we don't know what or when it happened it seems to have stopped bleeding. I don't with what or if I should be cleaning it? Any help would be appreciated,thank you in advance.
  2. hawtchick

    hawtchick Songster

    Jun 11, 2008
    New Hampshire
    I would separate it from the others if you see it could be from being pecked.
    You can treat with plain neosporin (not the one with pain relief in it (lethal).
    If you do see it getting pecked, they will keep doing it, so separation is the best thing.
    Good Luck.

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