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Chicken First Aid Kit

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by thedigitale, Aug 28, 2015.

  1. thedigitale

    thedigitale Out Of The Brooder

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    The coop is almost finished and I'm getting ready to get my first chickens in a week or two. I want to try to be prepared for anything (I know it's never 100% possible), so I figure I should have some sort of first aid kit with basic meds, feeds, etc., around just to be safe.

    So what does everyone have in their first aid kit so that I can prepare for the most common issues?
     
    Last edited: Aug 28, 2015
  2. cluckcluckgirl

    cluckcluckgirl Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    I always have Blu-Kote, cornstarch, and medical tape on hand. The Blu-Kote works wonders on wounds, cornstarch helps to clot up blood wounds, and medical tape to tape up anything that needs it. I'm sure there's much more that I have, but those were all that have come to mind as of yet..
     
  3. daxigait

    daxigait Overrun With Chickens

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    Anyone else with suggestions?
     
  4. daxigait

    daxigait Overrun With Chickens

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    Never mind I found the other thread
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    What one has in a kit can vary greatly... Are you the type that will take them to a vet if they get sick?

    -Kathy
     

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