Appetite booster?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenbaguette, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. chickenbaguette

    chickenbaguette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there anything that will boost the appetite of a sick bantam? Or make her less fussy?!
    One of the vitamins does it, I think, but I can't remember which one.
    Is there anything I could do to make her eat other than endlessly dig up worms?
     
  2. PAchickenlover

    PAchickenlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would also like to know this so I'm giving you a BUMP.
     
  3. chickenbaguette

    chickenbaguette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And may I ask what is a BUMP?
     
  4. dawg53

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    Prednasone makes them increase their appetite, but you need a prescription from a doctor and I doubt he'll prescribe it for a chicken. I think you'd be better off identifying the underlying cause and treating that instead. Prednasone doesnt guarantee that they'll eat if they are sick. Your bantam may have external and/or internal parasites causing it to be sick. You should be ensuring it's fed layer feed if it's over 20 weeks old, not worms all the time.
     
  5. chickenbaguette

    chickenbaguette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I know. Thanks for the suggestion! [​IMG]
     

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