Flystrike: a chicken killer.Cuddles beats the odds again
Flystrike is a HUGE killer of chickens but for some reason it isn't talked about a lot. Read this so you know the signs and exactly what to do if it happens. Because if it does, you only have a day or so to help her.
Flystrike: A Chicken Killer.Cuddles Beats The Odds Again.
Your dog was born with a set of survival instincts. One of those is the prey drive, an urge to chase and kill small animals. If you keep chickens, this can be a serious problem. You can’t take away this instinct, but you can certainly teach your dog restraint.
Most backyard chicken keepers have no access to a veterinarian willing or able to treat an injured chicken, so when a pet chicken is hurt, self-help is the only recourse. Some of the following basic first aid care measures for injured chickens may be life-saving when a vet visit is not an option.