Chicken First Aid Kit

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ellie, Oct 23, 2007.

  1. Ellie

    Ellie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    I want to be prepared if one of my chickens get hurt. I live pretty far out from the feed stores.

    There is so much experience on this board, maybe we can put together your favorites for a first aid kit for chickens.

    I have:

    Spray Blukote
    DE (mites)
    electrolytes (but it is for gallons.... do they make some better, smaller?

    what antibiotic, pain reliever, etc.

    Let's make a list..... If you have already done this, please forgive and point me to the right post.

    Thanks,
    Ellie
     
  2. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    Great idea. I need all the info I can get. Where do you get spray Blukote? I never heard of this.
     
  3. Ellie

    Ellie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    I went to the feed supply to get the chick feed and looked at the medicines.. I think it was in the horse section. I already used it on a cut foot and it healed beautifully. Had I not had it on hand, it may have taken a day or two and the foot could have gotten worse, who knows? But, that is why I want to be prepared.

    Ellie
     
  4. OHChick

    OHChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:i got mine at Tractor's Supply Co.
     
  5. SandraChick

    SandraChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Last edited: Oct 24, 2007
  6. Ellie

    Ellie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    THANKS, Sandra... that is what I needed.

    I appreciate it.

    Ellie
     
  7. xitaa

    xitaa Out Of The Brooder

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    Olive oil to warm and a pet carrier to keep them inside the house when they have a retained egg.
     

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