How do I give a chicken a pill???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TcherDawn, May 25, 2010.

  1. TcherDawn

    TcherDawn Granite State Chook

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    I have antibiotics for my sick chicken. How do I go about giving her a pill. The vet said let her peck it out of my hand, but she peck the grain but not the pill? Smart chicken, dumb owner. I am stuck.
     
  2. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    Weird, my antibiotics are all powder I add to water?
     
  3. TcherDawn

    TcherDawn Granite State Chook

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    The vet did not seem to ecstatic to have a sick chicken for a patient. He basically handed me the pills and sent me on our way. I guess I should be happy he did not give me soup recipes.
    Could I grind it up and try to give it to her in a small amount of yogurt?
     

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