Chicken Wound Management


Just like all of our pets, chickens get injured. If you’ve done some basic first aid on you, your kids, your dogs, cats, horses, llamas etc., you can do it also on your good old backyard chickens. While chickens are not dogs, cats or even children, in general there are more similarities than differences. However, know your limitations. If something is bleeding excessively or we’re dealing with broken bones, puncture wounds from dogs and cats or similar emergency type situations, call a veterinarian. To that point, be prepared and make sure you have found a veterinarian who treats poultry before

Chicken Wound Management2024-01-23T17:13:43-08:00

Your Feathered Friends and Antibiotics: Clucking for Caution


Written by ChatGPT and edited by Maurice Pitesky and Joseph Gendreau from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine-Cooperative Extension   ChatGPT Generative Term: Write a one and half page summary of how backyard chicken owners should use antibiotics responsibly in order to reduce antimicrobial resistance     Believe it or not, as a backyard chicken owner you play a significant role in the global effort to reduce antimicrobial resistance (AMR), a growing public health concern. As small-scale poultry keepers, it is essential to understand and practice responsible antibiotic use to protect the health of your chickens and the broader

Your Feathered Friends and Antibiotics: Clucking for Caution2024-01-23T15:52:09-08:00
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