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has anyone used epsom salts to treat hens who ate possibly moldy feed?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by goldeneggtees, Oct 22, 2011.

  1. goldeneggtees

    goldeneggtees Fluffy Butt Nut

    Mar 11, 2009
    Long Island, NY
    I see you can add 1lb of epsom salts to 5 gallons of water for one day to rinse out hen's insides in case they ate moldy scratch from last winter.

    Has anyone ever tried this? I have a hen that is walking sideways but all else seems fine with her.
     
  2. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    look for botuslism treatments- what color is her poop?
     
  3. goldeneggtees

    goldeneggtees Fluffy Butt Nut

    Mar 11, 2009
    Long Island, NY
    I don't know yet, I haven't seen her poop, she is still outside with the other hens. I am going to check on her now.
     

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