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Treating injured silkie

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

  1. silkie3190

    silkie3190 Just Hatched

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    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

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    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 Out Of The Brooder

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    I would do that, also put a saddle on her that should help some.
     

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