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poorly chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by john44, May 29, 2017.

  1. john44

    john44 Out Of The Brooder

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    We just have the 2 chickens, and had them for 2 years. After a short spell of hot weather here in the UK Thursday and Friday, especially at night, one of them hasn't been well at all. Her poops have been very watery, although yesterday they were getting more solid, but this morning she is worse, and it has cooled off a lot since Saturday. She ate quite well yesterday and was taking a bit of interest ever now and then, but she isn't interested at all this morning. Any advice would be appreciated, thanks. I tried giving her some yoghurt yesterday as well, thinking that might help. She last laid an egg on Friday, although it was a soft shelled one, probably due to the heat. We did our best to keep them out of the sun, and kept the garden watered and plenty of water about. Both birds haven't eaten as well since the hot spell, but the other is fine.
     
  2. Glenda Heywoodo

    Glenda Heywoodo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I would try my WET MASH PROBIOTIC RECIPE
    today I would see if the chicken will eat a wet mash with the Vitamins E and B complex and selenium: I would fix it for all the chickens, as it will stop he hens picking on the one with less feathers also. The vitamins will help their bodies become adjusted to the wet mash probiotic mash.

    (-B) THIS IS FOR ONE CHICKEN
    natural probiotic wet mash
    2 tbp of dry crumbles
    1 tbsp flax seed meal (the kind people take)
    3 tbp of milk sweet, sour or buttermilk
    1 tbsp of non flavored yogurt
    2 tbsp of apple sauce
    put it on top so the chicken can smell and see it
    mix good and put the
    vit E liquid as directed in the wet mash
    and crumble the Vit B complex tablet in a tabsp and add to the wet mash
    Crush the selenium tablet alo add to t mash
    **BESURE AND MIX VIT'S VERY GOOD IN WET MASH***

    (C Do this once a day for 7 days to see if the chicken is better
    then do this once a day for another week.
    NOW TAKE OUT THE VITAMINS AND ONLY ADD VITAMINS ONCE EVERY TWO WEEKS.
    Now feed the wet mash probiotic mash then twice a week for life of chickens
    this should give the nervous system some stability and cure the bad E.coli in the gut
    (D) they should clean it up in 20-30 minutes
    this will help them get good gut flora
    also put 2 tbsp of ACV in gallon of water and keep giving them this water for a week straight
    then give it 3-5 times a week for life
    (E) ALSO FEED WET MASH PROBIOIC RECIPE TO THE HEALTHY CHICKENS.
    multiply the amount times the amount of chickens being fed the wet mash probiotic recipe without the vitamins As directed up above
     
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  3. john44

    john44 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks very much for your reply and your advice. I will try this out.
     

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