Chicken Wound Care

Be Prepared in Advance with Antibiotic Ointment and Blu-Kote for Chickens

Chicken Wound Care
Add to Favorites Reading Time: 4 minutes If you have chickens, sooner or later you’re going to need you to know chicken wound care. That wound could result from a predator attack, feather picking by other chickens, or just from an encounter with something sharp around your homestead. You will need to be prepared before your chicken gets injured by having both the supplies and knowledge for chicken wound care. Before Treatment When your chicken is hurt, they are likely in pain, scared, and perhaps confused. Wrap your chicken gently in an old, clean towel to prevent them from hurting themselves (or you) further with struggling and panic. If your chicken is not in serious condition, treating them at night may help them to be more calm and relaxed. In this case, you would need a headlamp or small portable battery-operated lantern. Take your chicken away from the rest of

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