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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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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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