First Aid Kit
Supplies Checklist

If you own poultry, you are sure to have plenty of opportunities to act as their veterinarian.  It is so helpful to have on hand some of the basic medicines and supplies that are commonly used so you can save a trip to the feed store or Tractor Supply.  Here is a list of supplies we keep in our first aid kit: 

  • Nutra-Drench - For a quick shot of nutrients or to pink up pale combs
  • Oxine - For disinfecting coop or carriers
  • Corid Soluble Powder- For treating Coccidiosis
  • Tylan 50 Injectable - Treating individual birds for respiratory disease
  • Tylan Powder - Treating whole flock for respiratory outbreak
  • Gallimycin - Treats upper respiratory diseases (Try mixed with Tylan!)
  • Sevin - Use during coop clean-out under shavings and in mite-prone areas
  • Adam's Flea and Tick - Spray birds at vent and under wings to treat mites
  • Wazine - Treat flock for worms, water-soluble
  • Flea & Tick Shampoo - Wash birds in water with shampoo when overrun with mites
  • Vitamins & Electrolytes - Use in times of stress like during or after shows
  • Probiotics - water soluble - Use after round of antibiotics to restore healthy gut flora
  • VetRX or Blue Ribbon RX Remedy - Relieves respiratory problems
  • Blood Stop Powder - For immediate clotting of small wounds
  • Hydrated Lime - Mixed with bedding to control odor or mixed with water for a whitewashing solution
  • Rubbing Alcohol/Hydrogen Peroxide - To clean and disinfect minor wounds
  • Neosporin Antibiotic Ointment - To protect and help to heal minor wounds
  • Apple Cider Vinegar (an unfiltered ACV, such as Bragg's is most beneficial) - Add several teaspoons/ gallon of water as a natural worm preventative and to benefit the digestive health of your birds.  (Do not use in galvanized waterers) It also can be diluted and used as a disinfectant when cleaning your coop.
  • Syringes and needles (purchase from vet or at Tractor Supply) - To administer medicine

What's in Your First Aid Kit?

What have you found to be most helpful to have handy when sickness or injury hits your flock?

What do others keep in their First Aid Kit?

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Fix'en Chicken Butt Cream Not rated yet
"Fix'en Chicken Butt Cream" - Better known as Preparation H. This stuff works wonders on all kids of poultry wounds, sore (chicken) butts, as well as …

Neosporin or Triple Antibiotic salve Not rated yet
In my first aid kit I have a threaded needle for stitches & surgical scissors.

Vet Rx Not rated yet
Vet Rx is a "must-have" in our show box. This helps to prevent colds when traveling and makes a huge difference in faded or discolored combs and waddles …

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