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Respiratory Problems - How I got a chicken fixed!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jubahn, Jan 31, 2017.

  1. jubahn

    jubahn Chirping

    Dec 6, 2015
    Ok I have lost 2 chicks because of this respiratory disease that they are like gasping for air.

    So I was reading and found that Vetrx is good for them and there is no place I can find this in my country, so while I was reading in a post it said it smelled like: vicks vapor rub

    So this I can find here in my country and starting to apply in different ways, and this are the steps that worked and now my chick (2mo old).
    Get yourself some Vicks:
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/c52kige3js63idj/2017-01-31 18.41.08.jpg?dl=0

    Then heat some water, enough that is less than half of the recipient, do not heat that much, heat it open so you can see when the Vicks is liquid, then take out and put the chicken head in it, see pictures:


    Get her head inside the recipient of Vicks:
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/ei34uyr0tcminvr/2017-01-31 18.40.06.jpg?dl=0

    Her head inside the recipient of Vicks:
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/2b6o5lldediukeb/2017-01-31 18.39.48.jpg?dl=0


    Put some Vicks on her nose:
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/qqs5r9tx97c3ry3/2017-01-31 18.40.55.jpg?dl=0


    Hope this helps for other users, my chicken has two days without problems.

    ** How can I upload images to the posts? I had to use dropbox.
    ** Found it thanks to MasterOfClucker


    Last edited: Jan 31, 2017

  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Songster

    Jul 19, 2016

    The post picture icon looks like a little mountain(On the bar when posting) once you click on it you can link the image.Thanks for sharing!
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2017
  3. chickenshiha

    chickenshiha Songster

    Apr 19, 2014
    Yes vicks is a great way almost as vetrx

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