Blue Lotion

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mossyroo, Apr 28, 2016.

  1. mossyroo

    mossyroo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 23, 2014
    Mossy Head, FL
    We were given 5 SLW that are the only survivors out of a flock of 24 that was attacked by some kind of predator. Looks like the same kind of damage one of ours got from a fox. They all have bare butts and I was worried about them getting pecked by my other hens. The only Blue Kote I could find I would have to order from Jeffers and the shipping costs about doubled the price. Found Blue Lotion locally and it looked to be the same kind of stuff so I tried it. Does not seem to last very long. Does Blue Kote stay blue for a significant amount of time?
  2. Eggsoteric

    Eggsoteric Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
    Only if it gets on your hands. ;) If you're concerned about possible pecking, I'd look into saddles for the hens. Good luck!

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