vicks vapor rub in place of Vet RX in a bind

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Miss Lydia, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    I was wondering if anyone has ever used vicks if suspected one of you birds was having trouble breathing?
     
  2. Crack N' Egg

    Crack N' Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say NO!!! I know that Vicks vaporub is considered 'toxic' to humans. They now do not recommend for children incase the child want's to taste it since it smells good. I believe it's the camphor that is now considered dangerous.

    That said...I would assume that it would have the same effect on animals.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    thanks just wondering theres a gal on here with new baby goose that has a cold she thinks having trouble breathing didn't know if vicks might help it some.
     

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