Possiable accidental poisioning...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Fox-ing, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. Fox-ing

    Fox-ing New Egg

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    Apr 30, 2009
    Eugene, Oregon
    Argh! My 13 day old Buff O's were fed laying feed for 36hrs. Now I see that the high calcium content can be major badness for them. I have gone back to the chick starter (and will continue them on it until 18-20 weeks) and added 5 drops of poly-vi-sol to thier 1/2 gallon watering font. They seemed not so interested in the laying feed (I had crushed the pellets) and a few of them had poo changes from a soft uniform poo approx 3/4 of an inch long on average to a less formed poo with larger grain chunks in it. Is recovery likely? (Clearly I am not going to be chicken mother of the year...)
     
  2. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

    Aug 17, 2008
    Australia
    Relax-it wont do them any harm. Long term feeding of layer food to babies isn't ideal but it wont make any difference for a few days or weeks. You are a great chicken mom to come on here all worried about that!
     
  3. Fox-ing

    Fox-ing New Egg

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    Thank you so much for the support and good news!!!!!!!!
    I was beyond worried...
     
  4. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    They'll be fine. We all make mistakes, it's part of being human. [​IMG]

    [​IMG] to the flock. [​IMG]
     

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