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Aluspray and eggs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Tracyree, Dec 20, 2015.

  1. Tracyree

    Tracyree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd like to try aluspray on a hen with a large wound. I'm concerned about the other hens pecking at it and their eggs. Anyone know if it's safe to eat eggs from chickens treated with aluspray?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Is it a deep wound? If it is, I would probably try to use Vetericyn or saline for awhile to heal it somewhat before using aluspray or alushield. I believe that aluspray and alushield are for more less serious wounds and abrasions. I don't know any thing about egg withdrawal. I have a can, but have never had to use it.
     
  3. Tracyree

    Tracyree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Forgot about vetericine! Thanks!! I'll use that.

    It is pretty deep from what I can tell. I've been using blue kote but someone recommended the aluminum bandage. I'm intrigued, but not comfortable with possible egg contamination.
     

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