best way to put weight on birds after illness?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by realsis, Jul 22, 2013.

  1. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    I was wanting some opinions on what's the best way to put weight back on birds after illnesses? I have been unfortunate enough to have two severe cases of wry neck this past month. Luckily with vitamin E and B Selenium and predinsone they have both recovered thank God !one is 100% the other is very very close to being 100%. The problem is the illnesses lasted around 3 weeks and both have lost weight. What would you suggest to help them gain there weight back? Thanks so much.
     
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Crowing

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    If you have extra eggs from other chickens, then scrambled eggs are an option. You could add a handful of something like cat food to their regular feed to give extra protein and calories.
     
  3. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    Thank you! I'll do that.
     

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