Can i use hibi scrub to clean a wound on a bird and also put…

Can i use hibi scrub to clean a wound on a bird and also put a little bit of witch hazel to reduce pain and bruising ?

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Kate McKelvie
5 years ago

Hi Hannah, If hibi scrub is a wound tx/surgical prep type thing I think that would be appropriate. I don’t think witch hazel is meant to be used around an open wound? I had it applied to bruises as a child. Here in the US I’ve used Rimadyl for pain/anti inflammatory for a chicken- for an 6.5 pound bird the dose was about 6.25 mg- 1/4 of a 25 mg tablet. I’ve also given Metacam to birds. Your vet would be able to prescribe something for pain, as well as deciding whether or not your bird needs antibiotics. Wishing you… Read more »