Lotrimin Ultra?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HaleyKrueger, Jul 30, 2013.

  1. HaleyKrueger

    HaleyKrueger Out Of The Brooder

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    I've heard that you can use anti fungals for all sorts of chicken cures. I have a cocci pullet who may also be suffering from a sour crop. I notice that Lotrimin Ultra has a different active ingredient than others suggested. Butenafine hydrochloride. Is this safe to use on my pullet?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    Lotrimin is not intended to be swlallowed but applied to feet. I would not give it by mouth.

    Sour crop is a complex condition usually indicating problems in the digestive system, often in older birds, as I understand it. Some people have had success with giving only water for 24 hours then starting them off on live culture yogurt before offering food. Here is just one thread on sour crop:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...ted-gizard-sour-crop-differences-in-each/0_20
     

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