This step by step tutorial of the stocking a homestead chicken flock first aid kit
If you own chickens, you know that just like every other living creature, they can get into scrapes and tumbles. And, if you’ve owned chickens for a while, you’re probably very aware that it’s important to know how to take care of these little issues, from scratches to puncture wounds, so that your chickens can stay healthy.
Unfortunately, so often, being prepared for chicken health problems is overlooked, which means when an accident does happen, you’re left scrambling for things to help your little animals. Thankfully, this tutorial will help you make a first aid kit just for chickens, so you’ll be ready when the time comes.
This first aid kit can be used to treat a wide variety of issues, like:
– Hurt Feet
– Broken Toe Nails
– Puncture Wounds
– Insect Stings
– Respiratory Infections
– Bumble Foot
– Open Sores
– Cuts and Scratches from other Chickens or Predators
This guide will take you through the things you need to assemble and what issues those assembled items will treat. While a lot of the things are items you’ll already have on hand, it also suggests the best places to store these items so that you can get to them quickly. It also gives several ideas on how to deal with an injured chicken, so they can get healthy and back outside as soon as possible.
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