Anyone use Oxine AH?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by coldinnh, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. coldinnh

    coldinnh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How did you ensure that your chickies inhaled the mist? Can I use a dropper in the nose? HOw long before results? Can I heat the diluted solution and use steam?.
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    You can use a vaporizer, yes. I put a few drops in our three and five gallon waterers, too, when I refill them. I would not put it right in their nose, though. It's highly concentrated. Just to make sure, you aren't putting the citric acid in it, right? Want to make sure of that!


    What are you using it for? You said "how long before results?" is why I asked. Are the birds ill?


    Oxine is a great product, kills most every bacteria and virus, is several hundred times more effective than bleach, etc, and, though it's quite expensive by the gallon, it goes a long way.
     
  3. coldinnh

    coldinnh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I meant the 6.5 oz to a gallon dilution in their nose. I have sneezy chickies. I had that had to go through round of sulfa due toa respitatory issue which it seems a couple more are now dealing with. Niether are as bad as she was. I see very little nasal discharge if any.
    It has been cold here (-19 on Sunday)- the inside of their coop has frost (not their roost which is insulated and has a heat bulb).

    I read on here about the oxine and got it shipped to me (had to call the company as noone in NH carries it and closest is in Maine). Hoping to end the respitatory stuff. I don't think Vetrx will kill off what ever is making my girls ill- I have even been contemplating antibiotics.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    If you'll go on this page it will explain it perfectly... www.shagbarkbantams.com/oxine.htm I use it everyday to spray out the ducks and chickens coops I use a cheap garden sprayer[hand held] Once a week I spray all my birds after they go to roost... also put 1/8 tea. to 1 gallon of water every other day ACV the other. and as Speckled Hen said don't use the activator... I use 61/2oz in my gallon container then pour into the spray bottle, thats what I use to spray out the coops and spray the birds with once a week..
     
  5. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    I love Oxine! We use it to clean everything around here-feeders, waterers, walls, everything(we even spray our clothes and shoes with it).
    As Speckledhen said, it is a bit expensive, but totally worth the money.
     
  6. coldinnh

    coldinnh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it sounds great too - but I am wondering if anyone has used it succesfully for treating/curing respitatory illness?
    I started putting it in their water and ACV/electrolytes rotation.

    Think I will try the vaporizer and see if that helps.
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    did you read about it having to be warm mist?
     
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  8. lorieMN

    lorieMN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use it all the time,,especially in the grooming kennel..I bought the fogger to go with it,,the fogger heats it up..I even use it to wash floors in my house..I fog the inside of my car also..I use it in the coop and I have never had an illness in the birds,,tho I only have birds from breeders I trust and never bring anything home from swaps or sales..
     
  9. UrbanGrower

    UrbanGrower Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The humidifier will probably work best for respiratory problems, It gets where the infection resides.
     

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