just found out they dont make sulmet anymore,what's up with that? I know when my chickens and turkeys get sick i mix 1 oz to a gal and water and helps them out,my question is WHY DID THEY DISCONTINDED THE SULMET?
I'm not sure, but it seems that it is becoming more difficult to buy antibiotics without a prescription in some states. Several people ave written about this. Sulmet is still available here and on Amazon when I checked:
Were you treating for coccidiosis or for a respiratory disease? Many people use Tylan or Oxyteracycline for respiratory diseases, and they use Corid for treatment of coccidiosis. Those are usually easy to find locally in feed stores.
Edited by Eggcessive - 4/26/16 at 8:19am
The dosage is too high-- it should be 2 teaspoonsful per gallon IF you are using the liquid Corid, or 1 1/2 teaspoonsful if using the powder. Give it for 5 days. Then give them some plain yogurt and chick vitamins when they are finished with Corid to get the gut bacteria back to normal. Dehydration can also cause drooping wings. I hope you get them all well. Good luck.
Edited by Eggcessive - 4/26/16 at 7:14pm