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sick baby chicks

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jmantoo1, May 4, 2007.

  1. jmantoo1

    jmantoo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2007
    my 4 week old baby chicks got a draft in the brooder and now some are sneezing what can i use for this [​IMG]
  2. cookinmom

    cookinmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2007
    Saint George GA
    I've heard that chopping up a garlic clove and putting it in their water is good for chicken colds, garlic having antibiotic properties. I haven't had cause to try this though.
  3. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    I have had cause to try this after a brooder bulb burned out overnight. Crushed garlic in the water perked them up quite quickly.
  4. cootershoot

    cootershoot New Egg

    Apr 24, 2007
    something else you can do..after you've done the garlic, you can put a little bit of Cranberry juice in the water. It's very high in Vit C and that will help them as well..that's if you don't want to use meds of course (that's just what i do).

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