CHICKEN FIRST AID KIT

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by texaschickmama, Oct 20, 2007.

  1. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    I am kind of new to the whole chicken thing, so would you guys give me an idea of what I need to keep on hand (I am out in the country) for a well put together chicken first aid kit. I don't want to be caught off guard -- I would like to be prepared. My chickens stay in the coop and run unless I am out with them. Is there any one thing that you can't live without, besides DE, already have that. Thanks for any advice. [​IMG]

    -Hydrating
    -Wound Care
    -Antibiotics
    -Anything else you can think of.
     
    Last edited: Oct 20, 2007
  2. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  3. redwa

    redwa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep medicated chicken mash for those times when they may have been compromised and need a simple, easily digested diet and accompanying antibiotics. I also keep avian probiotics, a full spectrum avian vitamin, and papaya enzymes. I think a lot of problems begin in their gut. (Thus, I have stopped giving cat food as is often recommended here, not compatible with their digestive system and too high in protein.)
     

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