What can you give a chicken..

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chicksinthemachine, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. chicksinthemachine

    chicksinthemachine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    with arthritis?
     
  2. keljonma

    keljonma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2007
    8A East Texas
    Aspirin
    Dissolve five (5 grain) aspirin tablets in one gallon of water.
    Offer this solution free-choice to the birds for the duration of an illness. The solution aspirin equivalent to 25 grains/gallon or 324 mg/gallon of drinking water. The dosage rate is about 25 mg/lb body weight per day.

    Capsicum cream (made with cayenne pepper) is also good for reducing inflammation. But *do not* use while treating with aspirin.
     
  3. talkinboutmygirls

    talkinboutmygirls Out Of The Brooder

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    just curious..how do you know when a chicken HAS arthritis?
     
  4. chicksinthemachine

    chicksinthemachine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Doing searches mostly but I also think of them as people and because of his age (which am not sure of exactly)but he is old. he doesn't have bumblefoot or an injury or mites so I figure it is arthritis.
     

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