Prednisone -- anyone tried it for injured hen?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by alaskafarmgirl, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. alaskafarmgirl

    alaskafarmgirl Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 25, 2010
    Soldotna, Alaska
    Hi, has anyone tried a very low does of Medrol (methylprednisone) to ease joint pain to encourage healing?

    If so, what dosage would you recommend? Crippy is much better, but the extra boost of steroid, I'm thinking, may put her over the top and truly solve the problem.

    What do you think? I'm giving her 2 mg of a very outdated prescription, and she seems to be okay.

    Last edited: Sep 16, 2010

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