Although backyard chickens are hardy girls it’s always a good idea to have a chook first aid kit on hand to keep them flappin’ fit. But what essential items should you include in your kit of health wonders? Worry not chicken keepers, we’ve got a list all the important stuff here!
Your backyard chicken first aid kit should include:
Bandages & medical tape
Use bandages & medical tape to cover wounds and discourage pecking.
Use iodine to disinfect any wounds.
Probiotics & garlic powder
Use probiotics or garlic powder to boost your hen’s immune system
Use electrolytes to hydrate weak and ill chooks. Check out our home made recipe here!