What do I need in my chicken medicine cabinet?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mysweetgypsy, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. mysweetgypsy

    mysweetgypsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am ordering some meds and want to know what people usually keep in their chicken medicine cabinet. What is a must? What have you found to be really useful? And who is the best supplier online? I just want to be prepared. Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. groundpecker

    groundpecker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I order from jefferspet.com.

    I would order

    poultry protector (for mite, lice, flies)
    vetrx (relieves symptoms of illness)
    avian super pack (vitamin/stress relief suppliment)
    wazine 17 (dewormer)
    tylan or other antibiotic (in case of sickness/disease)
    they also sell vaccines if you plan on vaccinating your flock
     
  3. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would get some blu/kote for cuts. It will hide the cut an aid in healing.
     
  4. briteday

    briteday Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Northern NV
    all of the above and...

    I like valbazen or fenbendazole for de-worming
    also Ivomec for de-worming....(and I generally have these on hands for other animals around our place anyway)
    neosporin for topical wounds
    tetracycline...maybe, not really necessary because you should know what "bacterial" infection you're treating before ever dosing an antibiotic
    PolyVisol without iron for chicks that fail to thrive
     

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