ACK!! Terranycin...How much to dose??!?!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Riocotesei, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. Riocotesei

    Riocotesei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a D'Uccle Porcelain bantam chick that is gasping for air and wheezing/squeaking as it exhales. S/he Is a week old and I've lost other chicks to a mystery problem. This one has diff symptoms though. Any-who, any one Please help me find how to divide the dosage for a quart or so of water. This is the only antibiotic medicine I have. I'm also giving it electrolytes.
    PLZ Help b4 it's too late.....
     
  2. mrs.67

    mrs.67 Out Of The Brooder

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    I believe its 2 tablespoon per gallon. 1 tablespoon for 1/2 gallon.
    I also read fresh antibiotics are needed fresh daily because the lose their potency if sitting awhile so you can't make a gallon and hope it last.
    Thats the info I have for Terramycin.
     
  3. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Dosage 1 tsp. per gallon for maintenance 2 tsp. per gallon for treatment.
     

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