how to give water with dropper

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Miss Lydia, Sep 22, 2010.

  1. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Earlier today there was a post where someone had given their chicken water with a dropper and some had gotten into the lungs, can anyone explain how to do this without it being asperated into the lungs? Thanks
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    You drop a drop along the side of the beak and let the chicken pull it into their mouth.
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    What I do to force liquids is dip their beaks in water. They usually swallow a little of it.

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