Baby Chick or Chicken First Aid Kit suggestions?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by southernhusky, Sep 18, 2015.

  1. southernhusky

    southernhusky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will go into lock down with my first hatch soon! Want to be prepared for anything.

    Other than sav-a-chick electrolytes/probiotics
    antibiotic ointment
    betadine(which i just heard of, have no idea where to get)
    flat tipped tweezers(in case of assisted hatch)
    eye droppers

    What other things would you experienced hatchers suggest having on hand for hatching/baby chicks?

    And what things would you keep on hand for more mature chickens? I plan to keep a chicken first aid kit, with general antibiotics as well. I'm 35 mins from any decent store so Id like to be prepared!

    I'd rather have it and not need it then lose a chick or chicken so suggestions appreciated!
     
  2. southernhusky

    southernhusky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And yes of course I do have heat lamp, spare heat lamp and 2 extra bulbs. =)
    Storage tub housing, newspaper for first few days, aspen for later
     
  3. southernhusky

    southernhusky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No one has suggestions?
     
  4. southernhusky

    southernhusky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well just in case someone reads this and it helps, I've seen a lot of good remarks about Poultry Nutri-Drench(aka PND) today. Almost bought some yesterday at tractor supply but alas I did not. >.< Now I wish I did but I'll get some tomorrow. New chicks arrived.
     

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