Epsom to water ratio to soak butt??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Miss Nugget, Mar 4, 2015.

  1. Miss Nugget

    Miss Nugget Hatching

    Mar 3, 2015
    I've read that soaking the rump in warm water with epsom salt is great for possible vent gleet, but I'm not sure what the appropriate ratio would be? This happens to be for a 2 week old chick. Any advice would be much appreciated, thank you!
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Songster

    Nov 30, 2007
    emmet MI
    Hmmmmmmmm well it's usually about 1cup in a smallish container that comes up to the chickens breast, more or less so I'm gonna hazard a guess of a teaspoon or so in 3/4 to one cup of water. Never had to treat one so young so far. [​IMG] Welcome to our flock!

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