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Vetrx formulas?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by artsyrobin, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

    Mar 1, 2009
    Muskogee OK
    ok, looking online and there are different formulas for vetrx- what is the difference if any- say between the caged bird formula and poultry formula? is it the same as vaporub? could you use vaporub in a pinch?

  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    Vicks can be harmful to people's or chicken's lungs. If that's what vetrx is, I'm surprised anyone buys it.
  3. Hottchick

    Hottchick Songster

    Jul 29, 2010
    I bought a bottle of VetRx because my hen was sneezing. I got the poultry formula. It can go in the water, be used as a solution mixed with water or used directly in the bird if needed. Seemed to help. The package states that it's based on a formula in use since 1874. It claims to control colds in flocks and treat indiidual birds for symptoms of colds, roup, scaly legs and "eye worm".
  4. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

    Mar 1, 2009
    Muskogee OK
    thanks folks- here is what i found on it-
    ok, found the answer at this site-
    http://fowlfacts.proboards.com/index.cg … thread=410

    any of the vetrx types will work-

    You can order it thru most suppliers. It comes in small bottles and also qts. it is for dogs, cats, goats, all birds, rabbits, horses etc. But is the same formula for each only bottled individual species sales.

    3.3% Alcohol, Canada Balsam, Camphor, Oil of Origanum, Oil of Rosemary and Corn Oil.

    now my curiosity is satisfied!LOL! if anyone want a copy of the info. pm me, i have it saved

    i have a little cochin that seems to have chronic 'colds' sneezing, gurgling, it will clear up and come back- so thought maybe this is something to help-​
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    I've never used it but I've read that it can be used to treat eyeworm as well, but it can be a long and ongoing progress.

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