Baby aspirin

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by minichicks05, Oct 18, 2016.

  1. minichicks05

    minichicks05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just did surgery on one of my chickens she had a bad case of bumble foot. She seems to be in pain. I bought some baby aspirin. does anyone know what are the doses for it. it is the orange flavored chewable kind, is that ok to give her?
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Ibuprofen is actually preferable to aspirin. Typical dosage is (1) 200mg tablet, crushed, and mixed with two cups drinking water.
     
  3. minichicks05

    minichicks05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really I read that Ibuprofen can actually kill a chicken?
     
  4. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop


    It's a common misconception. I've spoken specifically to my avian vet (who is highly regarded in her field) in this subject and while both have some minor risks, ibuprofen is safer.
     
    Last edited: Oct 18, 2016
  5. FoodFreedomNow

    FoodFreedomNow Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good to know - thanks for sharing!
     

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