Mineral oil for ic?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by imfowl, Dec 17, 2008.

  1. imfowl

    imfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is mineral oil good for impacted crop? I have a hen that i have to massage down at least twice a month. Stopped feeding them scratch and it didnt help.
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Do they have plenty of water???
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I dont use mineral oil since it's a laxative. I do use olive oil, but any veg oil is good.
     
  4. imfowl

    imfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I give them 5 gal of water per 10 birds per day. Should be more than plenty, right?
     
  5. imfowl

    imfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is never more than half empty the next day.
     

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