Frontline on chickens?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tashpotato, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. tashpotato

    tashpotato Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 12, 2013
    North Yorkshire
    My neighbour gave me this...

    Can I use it on my poorly girl? I am giving her ACV, hopefully starting her on panacur tomorrow and have ran out of mite killing dusting power and would like to make sure that any chance of a mite/tick problem will be scuppered.

    Can I use this frontline and how?
  2. chickentooth

    chickentooth Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 30, 2012
    Hartland, Michigan
    absolutely not, do not use frontline on a chicken. It is absorbed into the bloodstream not just a topical remedy. Your eggs will be poisoned and your chicken will probably get very sick. For chickens there are many good topical cures, such as sevin dust and other dusting pestisides.

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