Medicine Kit for chickens?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by The Lazy L, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. The Lazy L

    The Lazy L Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 16, 2011
    Coop is coming between now and February.

    9 - BO arrive in May.

    As a Newbie I tried to read all the posts I could to get ready. One of the things that would be needed is a chicken First Aid/Medical kit.

    Here's my list so far:

    Latex gloves.
    Sharp knife or scalpel.

    Wounds - Blu-Kote, Neosporin and Alu Shield

    Cocci - Corid or Sulmet

    Worms - Valbazen, Piperazine-17, Wazine or Ivermectin

    Sour/impacted crop and egg bound - olive oil

    Lice or mites - Diatomaceous Earth, Frontline, Sevin or Invermax

    Splayed legs - band-aids.

    Do I have the right solution with the right disease?

    Is one medcine better then the others?

    Comments and thoughts?
  2. BamaSilkies

    BamaSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 28, 2011
    NE Alabama
    Olive oil is for impacted crop not sour crop. Use (raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar is changes the pH in crop and makes it uninviting for yeast to grow. Nystatin(vet) also treats sour crop. After treatment and sour crop is gone then give plain yogurt or proboitics to help put the good bacteria back.

    I would add vet wrap to the kit.

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