Bosisto's Tea Tree Spray - "magic"

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by fluffyduck, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. fluffyduck

    fluffyduck New Egg

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    Hi all you chicken lovers. Last week, late afternoon, a couple of my layers were attacked and mauled by a dog. One was AWOL overnight so I didn't know if she had even survived (but yes, she was back waiting outside the pen next morning- no obvious damage) When I checked the remainder of the flock, however, I was appalled by the wounds on one of my girls - a large area of feathers missing on her rump, teeth marks and flesh hanging off her leg. I was convinced she would die of infection within a few days. Thinking I had nothing to lose, I sprayed the wounded area well with Bosisto's Tea Tree Spray (a genuine Aussie natural product) that morning and evening and the following morning. To my amazement, my beautiful girl is on the mend. Her comb has regained it's red colour and apart from the fact that she has a large area of bare yellow coloured skin (from the tea tree spray), you would never know she had been through such an ordeal. I knew this product was "magic" for humans - so why not chookies????
     
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  2. jenifry

    jenifry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Natural treatments are the Bees Knees!! I use essential oils for everything! Got a cold... no problem! Peppermint and eucalyptus in the diffuser! Kids got an earache? Drop of tea tree oil! Can't sleep? Clove oil on a cotton swab on your nightstand! It's out of the ordinary now, but our ancestors knew for thousands of years how to treat things we pop a pill for or rub a cream on now.
     
  3. One Chick Two

    One Chick Two Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is great that you tried Tea Tree Oil, and it worked without any issues for her. We have a roo that came to us with a bad case of scaley leg mite. The last few months, we;ve been dipping him in mineral oil, which has worked and the crustiness has been coming off, showing his healthy, smooth skin underneath. What I'm thinking is; what if I made an oil/ water combo spray with a bit of TTO for his occasional upkeep?
     
  4. fluffyduck

    fluffyduck New Egg

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    I'm sure it will do wonders, and probably help to keep bugs off the tender area as well.
     
  5. fluffyduck

    fluffyduck New Egg

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    I agree with you jenifry, but I think the wheel is slowly turning. I am into natural as much as possible. Cheers.
     

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