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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Tracy the chick, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. Tracy the chick

    Tracy the chick Songster

    Aug 28, 2011
    Hi guys, i want to start a thread to help everyone on here including myself what medicines we keep for chickens and what alternatives we would use for those of us who dont have access to a vet.
    Please list medicine or alternative and not forgetting what its used for..

    My main 3 are:

    * Tynal 200, for respiatory infections. I use 0.3 mls for bantoms and 0.5 ml for chickens. I use for 2 days.
    * conjunctavitis eye drops from local pharmacy, great for eye infections. 1 drop 3 times a day for 4 days.
    * Diatom ( i love it) use it for mites.

    Thanks Tracy...
    Last edited: Nov 19, 2011
  2. purelypoultry

    purelypoultry Songster

    Aug 2, 2008
    Fremont, Wisconsin
    Everyone should have Tylan and a bottle of Sevin dust for lice.
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Saline for flushing wounds
    Iodine wash for wounds
    Disolvable sutures
    Skin Glue
    Olive oil for croup issues
    KY jelly - egg binding lub
    Mineral oil - egg binding
    Hemorrhoid cream - for prolapse
    Neosporin w/o pain relief - wounds, eye injurys
    Wal brand Cold & Flu - if you can't find Tylan in a pinch
    Baytril liquid - can find online w/o RX - infections
    Goat feeding tube & 60 cc syringe - feeding sick birds, sticking in vent to apply mineral oil
    Heating pad - for warming birds
    Adams flea & tick mist - helping get rid of mites/lice
    Dawn liquid soap - bath gets rid of mites on feathers
    Ithacmol (sp) drawling save - helps with bumble foot
    Vet wrap
    i'll think of more
  4. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    Sulmet or Corid.
  5. Tracy the chick

    Tracy the chick Songster

    Aug 28, 2011
    Apple Cider Vinegar is brilliant. Here is what i use it for:

    * ACD is acidic and this acidicy means ACV is a mild anticeptic and will kill a number of germs. In addition to this it is claimed to act like a mild antibiotic. Its full of vitamins & minerals. It has been proven to help with stress which is one of the main contributers in there immune system lowing and letting in diseases.
    Use for 1 week per month...
  6. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

    Feb 15, 2010
    So. Cal.
    It would be great to add where to find some of these products as they're often difficult for newbies to find. [​IMG]
  7. Tracy the chick

    Tracy the chick Songster

    Aug 28, 2011
    I totaly agree [​IMG] where do you start lol x
  8. FourPawz

    FourPawz Songster

    Apr 2, 2010
  9. Henny peeny

    Henny peeny Songster

    May 4, 2007
    I like to ad Vaseline where ever I need to clean a cut and there is a chance of dirt I put vaseline ocver the area this keep it clean tille you get to it again but I usaully clean a cut or what ever it is 3 times a day. I use warm water increasing the temp but learned if it is to hot the chicken will pant so you know it is to hot I never use cold water. I also use table salt in the water to taste I never knew how much and to taste this means you can taste it it is not like you put on your food but if you can taste it it is good. I hear of honey has properties of healing to maybe this should be in with everything to.

  10. branston

    branston Chirping

    May 23, 2011
    poly vi sol give a couple of drops to a sick bird

    neosporin for cuts etc

    Lafeber's Critical Care Nutrition + oral syringes (a life saver for sick birds not eating or drinking). Syringe feed for 7 days. Can only be ordered through your vet

    Honey mixed in some live yogurt for sour crop

    q-tips for cleaning wounds

    Olive oil for impacted crop

    Sulmet antibiotic to treat a sick flock

    And lots of love!

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