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Vets - have you dealt with hen seizures?

solarbatssolarbats Senior Member
edited December 2013 in Producers and Vets
Are there any vets out there who have tried treating a hen who suffers seizures with Phenobarbital?

Comments

  • DrZaibullahKhanDrZaibullahKhan Junior Member
    edited December 2013
    Phenobarbital at the dose rate of 40 mg/kg may be helpful.
  • LittlechickLittlechick Senior Member
    edited December 2013
    Yikes there's a question Helen. Why are you asking?
  • solarbatssolarbats Senior Member
    edited December 2013
    Just considering trying it on Chancie, who has suffered seizures since we got her. A vet suggested it could be used, but hadn't any experience of using it on hens. It's basically the same drug used on humans and some animals like dogs to control epilepsy.
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