How do you feed baby chicks medication?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sheamargaux, Apr 25, 2017.

  1. sheamargaux

    sheamargaux Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a baby chick which I believe has wry neck and I am wondering how much vitamin e and selenium do you give and how do you get the chick to eat it? I created an emotional bond with this chick so I am really hoping this will help.
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Vitamin/electrolyte mix in the water and if you can find a liquid form of vitamin E, you can administer with a dropper. Egg yolks are also a good source for both nutrients, and can be offered.
     
  3. sheamargaux

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    Would you cook the egg or feed it raw?
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Hard boiled, then mash and add a bit of water. It goes down easy, and even very sick/weak chicks will make an effort to eat some of it.
     
  5. sheamargaux

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    Thanks! I will try that tonight.
     

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