Wound care?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HeatherEmme, Nov 10, 2013.

  1. HeatherEmme

    HeatherEmme Chillin' With My Peeps

    148
    7
    83
    Apr 4, 2013
    A stray rooster that comes to our house every morning was attacked by one of our dogs this morning. He's bleeding beneath his wing which could either be from bite, scratch, or perhaps his feathers being pulled out. Since he's stray, I can't put my hands on him, but now that he's injured I can get close enough to use a spray ointment. Any suggestions on what to use? I worry about infection. I don't see any gaping holes and he can still flap his wings so it seems he will heal if nothing goes wrong. Thanks in advance
     
  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,904
    64
    173
    Mar 25, 2011
    S.E. Michigan
    You could use Blue Kote it's a purple spray available at Tractor Supply or farm supply stores. Good Luck
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by