Chick/chicken first aid kit

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MattalynsBarn, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. MattalynsBarn

    MattalynsBarn Songster

    Jun 11, 2010
    I'm going to put together a chick/chicken first aid kit, what should be in it? (Please say what it is, what it does, and if it's for chicks, chickens, or roos)
  2. EastTexasChick

    EastTexasChick In the Brooder

    Mar 22, 2010
    I dont know alot about chicken first aid, only what I have learned from my 3 1/2 month old flock... But here is the few thing I keep on hand..
    Q- tips (good for applying meds to wounds, or getting pasty butt off)
    Peroxide & Squrit bottle (mix water and peroxide in bottle and it makes it easer to disinfect a wound).
    I also used Iodine wipes (in Tx we call it monkey blood) this also disinfects wounds.
    Neosporin (use the original, I heard the Neosporin that has the pain reliever in it can hurt/kill the bird).. I used some old expired neosporin because I heard as meds age they lose there effectiveness (so it wasnt as strong)..
    Also sissors (to cut the feathers back away from the wound).

    That is about all I know, but will keep this post as I would like to make up a first aid kit too..

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