Ice Melt.....One of my chickens is dying.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 3RaGaNo, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. 3RaGaNo

    3RaGaNo In the Brooder

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    My son went to shut the chickens in and found one lethargic and then just toppled over. We brought it inside, however it keeps closing its eyes, we think it won't make it.

    Then my husband told me he spread some 'ice melt' down near them earlier. I think I know the answer to this, but I will ask it anyway.....do you think this is probably what killed my chicken?

    I looked it up, and it said that too much salt can kill a chicken. I think this is probably what happened.
     
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2011
  2. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm

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    You could try to see if detox might help...charcoal detox is available at our locally owned feed and sesd..... Hope it works out....Nancy
     
  3. Chickengal505

    Chickengal505 Songster

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    Yes a detox may be in order. If you cant find a interaly adminstered detox try a externail foot soak detox for humans.
     
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  4. phasian

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    Milk thistle extract is also an effective detox remedy. You can dose the chicken with it (1 capsule) or add 3 capsules per gallon of water (open capsules first).
     

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