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Anyone ever used starter fluid on a chicken?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HollysAB, Jul 9, 2008.

  1. HollysAB

    HollysAB Hatching

    Jul 8, 2008
    I have been online all night trying to find a cure for the maggots on my new hen. She does have a wound [​IMG] And I have seen ALOT of replies online saying to use starter fluid that it kills the maggots..[​IMG]
  2. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

    May 6, 2007
    Columbia Gorge, OR
    I wouldn't do that. I would pick them off and clean her with anti-bacterial soap. Then put Neosporin on and hope for the best.

    I'm actually surprised the other chickens aren't eating the maggots off of her. They love those things [​IMG]
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Never spray starting fluid on a chicken. It would be very painful, probably cause it to go into shock because it is so cold.

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