Has anyone used this before?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Justino, May 8, 2009.

  1. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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  2. lisahaschickens

    lisahaschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2009
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    I have no clue... the herbs might help, but I know that chickens have no receptors for spice so that won't bother them at all. Also, I have read that applying bitter substances doesn't help at all either, so I bet this isn't so effective... but it's only a guess.
     
  3. TurtleChick

    TurtleChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i've used rooster booster "pick-no-more lotion" with pretty good results - gotta apply it often, though. others have suggested pine tar (available at the feed store) - and this seems like a very messy option, so i haven't ever tried it. but if you've got gloves and help w/applying i'd give the pine tar a try!
     
  4. melodylee

    melodylee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been wondering what to use for that problem to...I think I'm going to give pine tar a try...[​IMG]
     
  5. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
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    blu-kote is another product you can get at the feed store to stop picking.
     

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