Safe pain medications

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dahltwins, Dec 18, 2013.

  1. dahltwins

    dahltwins New Egg

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    Does anyone know if any pain medications are helpful or any that are toxic to chickens? I wanted to give a chicken methadone for pain medication. I don't think it will live anyways but I cant stand to see it in so much pain. Any answers are welcome about any medications. I heard any benzocaine or lidocaine is deadly but that's it.
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    You can give chickens aspirin for the pain. Crush one baby aspirin per three pounds of body weight up and mix it with a little water. Give it by eyedropper, or let the chicken drink it on its own.
     
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  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    No way to give an animal that small the proper dose of methadone.

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  4. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is wrong with your chicken that you need pain meds?
     

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