What can I use for my roo's neck?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenfever, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. chickenfever

    chickenfever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a big cochin roo. My old roo had pecked his neck feathers off a bit, and now the girls are pecking the back of his neck so badly it is always red and irritated. I have tried putting rooster booster, pine tar and blue kote on his neck (not all at the same time), nothing deters them, and it's getting worse.

    Any suggestions for what I could use to cover his neck with? I tried taping duct tape to the back of his neck, but it wouldn't stick on his feathers. Should I wrap something around his neck? The injury is up real close his head.

    I appreciate any suggestions.
     
  2. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Do you have any medical gauze handy?

    You could try using that to bandage his neck and hold it in place with medical tape or duct tape.


    Hope this is some help!


    Dawn
     
  3. chickenfever

    chickenfever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually, I might have some, that's a good idea. Thanks
     

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