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Isolation/sick room

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TxCritter, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. TxCritter

    TxCritter Out Of The Brooder

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    What items should be stocked in an isolation/sick room? Right now all of our flock are healthy birds but we would like to be prepared if someone were to become injured or ill. I'm imagining we would need a small cage,antibiotics of some sort? I'm sure there's so much more we would need. Any input would be greatly appriciated.
     
  2. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a medium-sized dog crate (wire) with a cloth cover and metal pan;
    can use at house or in barn feed room which is constructed so barn cats can't access;
    ceramic heater
    water source
    magnifying glass
    clean rags
    cotton balls
    needle/thread
    rubbing alcohol
    tincture of iodine
    electrolytes on hand, also vitamins
    apple cider vinegar
    olive oil
    sugar
    electrolytes with antibiotics, would only use in certain circumstances
    q-tips
    eye droppers
    latex gloves
    blue lotion
    molasses

    Some other thoughts here:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/viewblog.php?id=7693-Coop_Hygiene
     
    Last edited: Apr 6, 2009

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