TUMS Dosage for Eggbinding??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chickiee, Apr 3, 2016.

  1. Chickiee

    Chickiee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi All,
    I have a hen that I'm quickly trying to relieve of what I see as possible eggbinding. I've read in some posts that Calcium should be given for the problem and that this can be via TUMS. I have Tums (Regular Strength Antacid/Calcium Supplement). How do I give this? Crush into a powder and hope she eats it out of my hand? Try to dissolve in water and give orally with a syringe? And, how much do I give... Each tablet has 200mg of Calcium. Thanks for your quick attention!! I appreciate it!!

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