Please Help..........NEW ISSUE...Too Late he died

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by leslie0815, Feb 8, 2008.

  1. leslie0815

    leslie0815 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can someone please tell me how to do a molasses flush for possible poisoning????????
     
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  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    what are you flushing? a chicken? how old?
     
  3. Brian

    Brian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Molasses flush = 1 pint molasses per 5 gallons water, given for no longer than 8 hours. Give as needed for GI system distress and possible poisoning.
    Good luck.
    Brian
     
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Molasses flush is 1 pint molasses per 5 gallons water given over a period of 8 hours withhold all other food or water.

    The break down is -

    (1 PINT = 2 CUPS)

    2 cups to 5 gallons water

    1 cup to 2.5 gallons of water

    1/2 cup to 1.25 gallons of water

    1/4 cup to 2 quarts water

    4 tablespoons to 1 quart water

    The molasses acts as a laxative by pulling water into the intestines and flushing it out.

    I would mix it by the quart.
     
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2008
  5. leslie0815

    leslie0815 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She can't stand now and her neckis all twisted. She also has what I call the cottage cheese stuff in her eyes.I did the flush with molasses, but since she has developed the cheesey stuff I started Tylan 50. This is all I know to do.....she has held on now for 4 days but I don't know how......bless her heart she is so pitiful.

    Thanks Ya.ll
    Leslie
     
  6. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    What have I missed? What are we flushing, what has been happening?
     
  7. leslie0815

    leslie0815 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My RP turkey, thought it was poison, now showing other symptoms.
    Thanks Leslie
     
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    That flush was dosage for a chicken that had been poisoned. I don't know about treating a turkey. When I have very sick birds and can't help them I cull.

    Sorry I can't be of better help.
     
  9. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    How's your turkey today, Leslie?
     
  10. leslie0815

    leslie0815 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is not doing good at all, I want hubby to do the deed tomorrow but I don't know the most humane way to euthanize a grown turkey........he is such a pretty bird.....[​IMG]
     
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