What's the best way to clean dried blood off of a chicken?? Anyone??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by superjules75, Oct 18, 2009.

  1. superjules75

    superjules75 Out Of The Brooder

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    Need advice, thanks!
     
  2. Granolamom

    Granolamom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is the blood from the chicken? Is there a wound, and if so, what kind (superficial, like from flea bites, or deep flesh wound)? What body part is the blood on (feathers, comb, etc)? How much blood is it?
     
  3. superjules75

    superjules75 Out Of The Brooder

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    THe cuts are on her head where my other pullet was pecking on her. We've separated them and I am just trying to get her well as soon as possible so the other chicken can be moved out of her jail in the garage (she is not happy), back to the coop.
     
  4. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    Just wipe her head with wet cloth. Rinse and repeat until its all off. If its on the body, you can give a bath. Keep her warm until dry if chilly outside. The question is , is it just going to happen again? Watch closely when you put them back together.
     
  5. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    And you can camouflage it with Blu-Kote. You may need a Q-tip to gently apply it and only if your can avoid the eyes, ears and nares...
     
  6. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    If the wounds are open, don't put her back with the others until they've healed over. The blood will increase pecking.
     

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