neosporne good \ bad?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3

    <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just read an post that said that neospone is bad for chickens... I used it and mine got better she even ate some which I know wasn't good but... I was just wanting to know if you can use it on chickens?
     
  2. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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    I believe the one with the PAIN RELIEF might be toxic for chickens. But the normal one is ok, i have used it many times with no trouble.
     
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  3. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    The neosporin with pain killer in it can be deadly to chickens, but not all. The Neosporin without pain killer is used all the time for injuries.

    Matt
     
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    You want to stay away from the "caine" type pain relievers like: Lidocaine, Benzocaine etc. They can be toxic to birds. Other pain relievers are OK.
    I think it has been posted that Neosporin does NOT have the "caine" type pain relief. But you would want to check the label closely.

    Imp
     
  5. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe you are probably talking about my post : https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=582504 Maybe not though.

    I have been reading about the "-caines" as well. The neo I have has Neomycin, ploymyxin, and pramoxine as the active ingredients. So that should be OK? I just really want to be sure.

    On a good note, the chick in my post is drinking a lot of sugar water. Every time we put our finger in the water [​IMG] However, still not eating, but moving around more. There are still reminents of neo in the corner of the wound. I am not sure what to do....
     
  6. <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3

    <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I was talking about your post lol [​IMG] You learn something new every day [​IMG] I was useing neosporne pain releavlier and walmart brand lol I had no clue some could be toxic great I found this out sooner then later [​IMG]
     

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