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# Oxytetracyline and Tetracycline Powder Doses

Package weighs 181.5 grams and has 10 grams oxytetracycline.

10 ÷ 181.5 = 0.055, which means it's 5.5% oxytetracycline, 94.5% filler

One gram  = 55mg

One teaspoon weighs about 3 grams which = 165mg x 5 teaspoons = 825 mg

The 800 mg dose for one gallon = 5 teaspoons (825mg is close enough)

Edited by casportpony - 9/26/15 at 7:42am

# Oxytetracycline

This package weighs 280 grams

Package contains 102.4 grams oxytetracycline

102.4 /  280 = 0.37 , which means that it's 37% oxytetracycline and 63% filler

370 mg per gram

One teaspoon probably weighs 3 grams, so it's 3 x 370mg = 1110 mg per teaspoon

The 800 mg dose for one gallon = ~3/4 teaspoons

-Kathy

Edited by casportpony - 9/27/15 at 11:03am
Tetracycline Powder 5.5% (55mg per gram)

Product looks like this:

Package weighs 181 grams and has 10 grams tetracycline.

10 ÷ 181 = 0.055, which means it's 5.5% tetracycline, 94.5% filler

One gram  = 55mg

One tablespoon weighs about 10 grams which = 550 mg

800 ÷ 550 = 1.45 tablespoons

The 800 mg dose for one gallon = 1.5 tablespoons (825mg is close enough)

Edited by casportpony - 10/2/15 at 8:01am

# Oxytetracycline - 343

102.4 /  135.5 = 0.76 , which means that it's 76% oxytetracycline and 24% filler

760 mg per gram

One teaspoon probably weighs 3 grams, so it's 3 x 760mg = 2280 mg per teaspoon

The 800 mg dose for one gallon = ~1/3 slightly rounded teaspoon

-Kathy

Edited by casportpony - 9/27/15 at 12:24pm

@casportpony

Have I told you lately how much brain work that you have saved me?

Thank You again!

Scott

1 puts up with me DW, 3DD's, a few grand kids, a few chicks, a alot of pigeons, a few chicks, a few horses, a few  chicks,  a few dogs, a few more chicks, a few cats, alot of chickens,  alot more chicks, And only 2 acres for all of them to grow, thrive, and have fun on.

This time BYC chickens from early 90's, 1st time with Granddad and his layers on his dairy farm back in the 60's

1 puts up with me DW, 3DD's, a few grand kids, a few chicks, a alot of pigeons, a few chicks, a few horses, a few  chicks,  a few dogs, a few more chicks, a few cats, alot of chickens,  alot more chicks, And only 2 acres for all of them to grow, thrive, and have fun on.

This time BYC chickens from early 90's, 1st time with Granddad and his layers on his dairy farm back in the 60's

Quote:

@casportpony

Have I told you lately how much brain work that you have saved me?

Thank You again!

Scott

You're welcome!

-Kathy

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Originally Posted by casportpony

You're welcome!

-Kathy

Yes!  Great resource for all of us.  Could you add Tylan powder too?

NPIP # KS-412

Black Copper Marans, Easter Eggers, Mutts, ducks, and PEAFOWL!!!  India Blue, IB White Eye, IB Pied WE split Cameo, IB Silver Pied, IBBS, IBBS split Cameo, IBBS Pied, IBBS WE, Cameo, CBS (Oaten), Cameo Pied, CPWE, CSP, and Purple Black Shoulder. African Gray Parrots, a bunch of those dang guineas.  Oh, and honeybees, around 200 hives.  And two Great Pyrenees puppies.

NPIP # KS-412

Black Copper Marans, Easter Eggers, Mutts, ducks, and PEAFOWL!!!  India Blue, IB White Eye, IB Pied WE split Cameo, IB Silver Pied, IBBS, IBBS split Cameo, IBBS Pied, IBBS WE, Cameo, CBS (Oaten), Cameo Pied, CPWE, CSP, and Purple Black Shoulder. African Gray Parrots, a bunch of those dang guineas.  Oh, and honeybees, around 200 hives.  And two Great Pyrenees puppies.

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Originally Posted by KsKingBee

Quote:
Originally Posted by casportpony

You're welcome!

-Kathy

Yes!  Great resource for all of us.  Could you add Tylan powder too?

Tylan powder is a litte trickier... The mfg says the dose is 50 mg per pound per chicken per day, so one would have to have a rough idea of how much water was being consumed. Chicks drink something like 18% of their weight per day, laying hens 13 ish percent, and non laying adults drink about 5%. So without doing a bunch of math, I'm gonna guess that the dose is 1-4 teaspoons per gallon per day.

-Kathy
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Originally Posted by KsKingBee

Yes!  Great resource for all of us.  Could you add Tylan powder too?

I did some looking around, it is one teaspoon per gallon of water.  Just my luck when I was looking for it a couple of weeks ago I stopped at the first post that said per five gallons, no wonder I am still having problems.

NPIP # KS-412

Black Copper Marans, Easter Eggers, Mutts, ducks, and PEAFOWL!!!  India Blue, IB White Eye, IB Pied WE split Cameo, IB Silver Pied, IBBS, IBBS split Cameo, IBBS Pied, IBBS WE, Cameo, CBS (Oaten), Cameo Pied, CPWE, CSP, and Purple Black Shoulder. African Gray Parrots, a bunch of those dang guineas.  Oh, and honeybees, around 200 hives.  And two Great Pyrenees puppies.

NPIP # KS-412

Black Copper Marans, Easter Eggers, Mutts, ducks, and PEAFOWL!!!  India Blue, IB White Eye, IB Pied WE split Cameo, IB Silver Pied, IBBS, IBBS split Cameo, IBBS Pied, IBBS WE, Cameo, CBS (Oaten), Cameo Pied, CPWE, CSP, and Purple Black Shoulder. African Gray Parrots, a bunch of those dang guineas.  Oh, and honeybees, around 200 hives.  And two Great Pyrenees puppies.

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