Natural Remedies

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CockerelDundee, Sep 4, 2014.

  1. CockerelDundee

    CockerelDundee Out Of The Brooder

    As anyone got any ideas for natural remedies to treat a hen with a sneeze/hiccup/cough, she is separated from the rest of the flock.
    She is eating, drinking and pooping as normal, i have given her apple cider vinegar and garlic in her water.
    Cheers
    Willy
     
    Last edited: Sep 4, 2014
  2. Rusty's Ranch

    Rusty's Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If a vet is not an option, you might try Olive Leaf Extract. It helped one of our hens that had pneumonia. Antibiotics didn't work so we figured it might be a fungal infection. She was quarantined for a couple of months, until the sneezing completely stopped. We used a dropper and forced a half dropper or so down her throat morning and night until she recovered (poor thing - the stuff is nasty).

    We also put a small amount in the drinking water on occasion if we think the girls are starting to act a little off.

    Hope your little one gets well soon.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Honey or sugar water as well as apple cider works well to boost the energy of a bird, but it won't put an end to an illness. I would recommend taking your hen to a veterinarian who will (hopefully) diagnose your bird with something and you could ask for natural remedies to cure it. Hope your hen gets well soon.
     
  4. Rusty's Ranch

    Rusty's Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just saw a post over on water/feed board that someone has had success with oregano and cinnamon. I agree, a vet would be the safest route, but if not an option. Check out the thread on natural antibiotics.
     
  5. CockerelDundee

    CockerelDundee Out Of The Brooder

    Cheers for the repplies and ideas so far
    Willy
     

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