Treating injured silkie

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by silkie3190, Oct 14, 2016.

  1. silkie3190

    silkie3190 In the Brooder

    Jun 14, 2016
    Hi my silkie has been injured by my rooster from mating kinda ripped skin under wing my question is I've treated her cleaned wound with water and then peroxide and neosporin . Do I now leave it yo heal or do I clean it everyday ? Also they are free range she is acting normal can she graze with my other 3 hens without rooster around ? Also heard about putting petroleum jelly on broken skin is that a correct procedure ? Any input would be appriciated

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Reapply Neosporin as necessary, keep the flies away from the wound, and keep her away from the rooster, and she should heal.
  3. EthansChickens3

    EthansChickens3 In the Brooder

    Jul 17, 2016
    Berlin, Deutschland
    My Coop
    I would do that, also put a saddle on her that should help some.

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