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Prevent Chicken Respiratory Illnesses Naturally

Prevent Chicken Respiratory Illnesses Naturally. It is important to keep treatments for Illnesses as Natural as possible for Chickens grown for Meat and also Egg Production.

Environmental Stress is a Leading cause of many Chicken related Illness. Environmental triggers that can cause infection or illness include:

  • Extreme temperatures

  • Poor living conditions

  • Health issues like mites or worms

  • Transportation, showing or introduction to a new flock

  • Natural processes that put their bodies under stress, like moulting or breeding.

Even the most dedicated backyard chicken keeper cannot stop birds from moulting or avoid extreme temperatures. But there are things we can do to help our chickens cope with these stresses, and to protect them against Chicken Respiratory Disease (CRD) and other infections.

VetRx is the Best Way to Prevent Chicken Respiratory Illnesses Naturally

VetRx is a high-quality remedy for chickens as well as other poultry. It is the healthy Remedy Choice with 100% Natural Ingredients. It helps in the prevention of parasites and disease in Chickens and other Poultry.

Developed to treat the symptoms of respiratory infection in chickens. Particularly effective in preventing and treating Chicken Respiratory Disease as well as similar illnesses. It also provides relief from symptoms of illness. It helps with symptoms of breathing difficulties, coughing, sneezing and also wheezing.

This All Natural Remedy has disinfecting qualities that will contribute to preventing the incidence and spread of CRD when used throughout the chicken coop.

How to use VetRx

Use this Natural Remedy warm unless otherwise specified.

Heat at medium temperature in a small pan of water (the bottle should be open) until a liquid state is reached. To make a Solution, mix 1 teaspoon of warm VetRx with 1 cup of very warm water.

To use VetRx to help prevent Chicken Respiratory Disease:

1.     Disinfect your chicken coop

CRD and other infections are caused by bacteria. This spreads quickly among chickens. Use VetRx to disinfect the chicken coop and may prevent this spread.

  • Spray the VetRx Solution over your flock
  • Disinfect litter by sprinkling with a few drops of VetRx every 4-5 days.
  • Sterilize nesting and roosting areas by spraying with VetRx Solution.

2.     Clear the air

The remedy can also be used in a vaporizer (a hot water model only) as a fumigant. Use 1 cup of full strength remedy mixed with water according to the manufacturer’s instructions and operate for 1 hour while the flock is roosting.

 3.     Build flock immunity

VetRx given directly to chickens may also help to build immunity or fight off disease. If your birds have been exposed to an infection or stress event, or they just appear to be under the weather, do the following:

  • Add a few drops of warm VetRx to clean, cool drinking water provided in a bucket or other similar container (not suitable for use with nipple or cup drinkers).
  • Rub 1-2 drops of warm VetRx over the heads, wings and eyes of birds.

VetRx treats Chicken Respiratory Disease

In addition to preventing CRD, VetRx Poultry Remedy may be used to treat the symptoms of respiratory infections. Use VetRx on its own, or combine with a broad-spectrum antibiotic.

The following methods are recommended:

  • Drip VetRx Solution into the bird’s nostrils
  • Place a few drops of VetRx Solution down the bird’s throat at night
  • Rub warm VetRx over the head and under the wings of the affected bird
  • Keep the nostrils, eyes and throat as clean as possibly by swabbing the throat and washing the head and eyes with VetRx Solution 4-5 times a day.
  • In severe cases, a double-strength VetRx Solution (1 teaspoon of VetRx to ½ cup of water) can be used.

As with all illness, good hygiene is crucial. Sick birds should be removed to isolation immediately and the coop thoroughly cleaned. VetRx should be used with the rest of the flock, as detailed above, in order to help prevent the infection spreading.

If symptoms of illness persist, consult your veterinarian.

For more information see our Expert Advice on Identifying and Treating Chicken Respiratory Disease

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