Question on Ensure

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sheila3935, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering if you have a sick chicken, and I dont at the moment hope I never do. While your chick is recooperating can you her Ensure to help boost it? I have never seen anything here about that and my daughter is giving her rats that to help get over an infection that really seems to be helping, giving them more energy when they havent been eating so good. The vet told her it would help in keeping them pumped full of nuturition. Has anyone heard of giving chicken that. By the way the rat loves it.
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:I don't think it would hurt. I just checked the nutritionals and ingredients, nothing is looking bad. It is loaded with corn syrup, which has a bad rep right now.

    Imp-There is actually a link to live chat with an RD for Ensure. Betcha could have fun with that. [​IMG]
     
  3. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    I prefer baby parrot formula, myself. None of those needless corn syrup calories to stress the metabolic system, and it has everything they need in a great powder you can make any consistency.

    Way better choice, if you ask me!
     
  4. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That might be fun maybe Ill try that. If I get up enough nerve to actually do that I'll post what I was told. [​IMG]
     

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