What’s in your first aid box ?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Debby in france, Dec 11, 2018.

  1. Melky

    Melky Spring has sprung!

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    Yeah I wouldn’t do it unless the vet advised me the need and I would just ask them to do it. In most cases shouldn’t need unless overgrown or injury occurred required trimming.
     
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  2. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    [email protected] or Miss K, I think
     
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  3. Melky

    Melky Spring has sprung!

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    There is something to learn from sharing that experience. I learned something there, hopefully that will help me in the future.
     
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  4. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    I don't know if what I have would constitute as 'first aid' or what, but chicken things I have include
    • Epsom Salts
    • Patroleum Jelly
    • NutriDrench
    • Corid
    • Natural wormer
    • Wazine
    • Lotion coverup
    • Durvet oregano supplement
    • Blu Kote
    • Vet Wrap
    • Vetricyn
    • Guaze
    • Medical tape
    • Triple antibiotic oitment
    • Many knives
    • Chicken saddle
    • Materials to construct splints
    • Cornstarch
    • Permethrin liquid and dust
     
  5. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    I bet this is going to become featured :old
     
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  6. casportpony

    casportpony Enlightened

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    Really? I've had quite a few that need routine beak trimming and trimming them is a non-issue.

    Check out this post, it's a collection of items that BYC members suggested.
    http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1150128/suggestions-for-a-first-aid-kit-preliminary
     
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    Shadrach Roosterist

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    Yes, really.:)
    People are still going to do it; I'm very much against it. I'm against cutting roosters spurs as well, but people are still going to do it. I have,(obviously from the relevant post) had hens here with beak problems. I use a file. Same for toenails and spurs.:)
    What is wrong with the chickens beaks you have to 'routinely' trim?

    I don't know if the link was meant for me, but I read some time ago.
     
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