Chicken Drama- please help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Meganita513, Jul 21, 2019.

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  1. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    As happens often with threads, some folks personal agendas take over the OP's concerns and problems.
    At least the debate fulfills the 'drama' part of the thread title.
     
  2. Top Rooster

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    Haha I suppose it does fulfill the last part:lol:
     
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  3. Hobbits Mommie

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    It's been my experience (very short one) that not much is really known about chickens, even after centuries of cultivation. I suppose this is because they are "disposable". So, for me, I listen to the experienced "old timers", LOL. They've got most of it figured out even if the answer isn't what we want to hear. Thanks old timers :hugs
     
  4. room onthebroom

    room onthebroom Animal-a-holic

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    I think the OP has opened the door between the Western vs Homeopathic debate by stating they are using natural remedies & asking if they should use something stronger.

    My personal opinion is that both types of remedies have valuable places for different ailments. In some cases Western medicine is too much & in others Homeopathic is not enough. When it comes to killing parasites I opt for a more aggressive approach. When doing preventive & healthy maintenance I lean more Homeopathic.

    Homeopathic remedies are great, but there are some things they simply can not treat.
     
  5. igorsMistress

    igorsMistress Crossing the Road Barefoot

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    X 2
     
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  6. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    I agree. I've used chemical and homeopathic dewormers and prefer the homeopathic due to no egg withdrawal.
     
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  7. igorsMistress

    igorsMistress Crossing the Road Barefoot

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    Yes, that does happen doesn't it?
     
  8. aart

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  9. room onthebroom

    room onthebroom Animal-a-holic

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    Really @aart? That feels a little argumentative.
     
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  10. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Take it from me, biting your tongue and alerting others more capable is the best way to stave off an argument :hugs

    That said, so far there's been only a few things that would have been better withheld.
     
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