Bad infections, coccidiosis, blackhead disease & broken leg!

HappySlappyFarm

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http://www.calvetsupply.com/product/Amoxicillin_Capsules_250mg/Antibiotics
LOVE THIS SITE!!! ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Infections::::::
They are 250mg each. You can empty the capsule into a pill bottle & use 25 parts of something like
goats milk or pedialite. Such as a feeding sryinge use 25ml of liquid per 250mg of the amoxiclillin so you
get 10mg of meds per 1ml of liquid. OR you can use a smaller sryinge for smaller amounts of liquid.
Once you've mixed it, it must be refrigerated.
10mg every 12 hours per pound of body weight OR 3 capsules per gallon of water for 10 days!

EVERYONE should check out this site. There are meds on there that can be used for
cats dogs & chickens etc. The amoxicillin is pharmacy grade. Its labeled for fish aquarium use
BUT IT IS Pharmacy grade, same stuff!!! I have purchased two bottles so far & one bottle of

Blackhead disease:::::::::
Fish-Zole for black head disease < (FishZole 250mg use 3 crushed tablets per gallon for 5-7 days for
blackheads disease). All of you please spread the word. I have saved my dogs life, my turkey
& many chickens in the last two months of unfortunate illnesses & infections!!
http://www.calvetsupply.com/product/Metronidazole_250mg_100ct/Oral_Antibiotics

Coccidiosis::::::
http://www.pbsanimalhealth.com/details/Corid-9.6%-Solution/285-1079.html
Use syringe measuremetn ML. Use 9.5ml per gal of water daily for 7-10 days.



Some other stuff of interest:::

http://www.tractorsupply.com/livest...nd-care/dr-naylor-blu-kote-pump-spray-2202640

http://www.calvetsupply.com/category/Syringes_and_Hypodermic_Needles

http://www.tractorsupply.com/livest...nimal-health-topical-fungicide-16-oz--2209707



Dewormer:::::
http://www.pbsanimalhealth.com/details/Wazine-Piperazine/66-91.html
Wazine 17 > 1 fl oz per gal of water. ONE DOSE! IT kills adult worms but not eggs.
Second dose 2 weeks later I used ........

http://www.tractorsupply.com/equine...rvet-reg-ivermectin-paste-1-87-6-08-g-5144639
BB size amount in the mouth for average size hen. You could use a popcicle stick or something smaller & wipe it
at mack of mouth (tongue).


Broken leg::::::
http://www.walgreens.com/store/c/walgreens-baseball-splint/ID=prod4021803-product

Bend open at a comfortable position. Not too closed Not too open. This is good for a break that is below the knee.
The velcro end will be at the toes of the chicken. I bent the flat metal part rounded so it would cross over the leg rounded. I use needle nose pliers to
bend it rounded. The part you bend open, leave the sides bent so its shaped like a U. The U shaped part will be above the knee (at back of leg cradeling it)
unless the chicken has long legs. I used it on a silkie hen so she had short legs. I put her in a panty hose leg to stable her & lay her in a wedge between
two pillows on her back. Someone was at her head holding on each side of her. Made sure the bone was straight. Put velcro on & bent over the
metal to curve at the front of the leg. Made sure again the bone was straight just before using 1/2inch soft badage tape in clear spots that weren't
covered by velcro or metal. Do not wrap tape tightly or use too much tape. Wrap slightly snug & straight. Keep chicken in a confined area such as a medium
carrier with food & water close by so she doesn't have to move very much. Splint must stay on for exactly 4 weeks. At 2.5 weeks you can allow him or her
to walk a bit outide of confinement. Once you remove the splint, check bone gently to see if there's any movement. Chicken will walk a little funny for
5 days due to slight atrophy & used to wearing a splint.
My white silkie hen, Prissy, broke her leg last July & I was devistated. I found this splint & it worked perfectly. Her leg healed completely straight without a problem.

Here she is in the splint getting to walk a round for a bit away from the birds. I kept her at my bedside for 4 weeks thats how much I love her!





 
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