Baytril Question

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by shadow rabbit10, Feb 28, 2015.

  1. shadow rabbit10

    shadow rabbit10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, I have a question regarding Baytril (antibiotic). One time my chicken had to get a baytril injection because she had a respitory infection, and the vet said her eggs can be eaten after a month. Today, I had a hen get attacked by a hawk and the vet stitched her and gave me liquid baytril to give her for five days. However, this emergency vet told me that I can never eat her eggs again. I don't know why she would say this since t wasn't a problem with the first bird. Anyone have experience with baytril? Can I really never eat her eggs again?
     
  2. Suzie

    Suzie Overrun With Chickens

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    There are varying opinions on the use of Baytril..some Vets say after one month that the antibiotic has been eradicated from their system...other Vets air on the cautious side and say never eat eggs from a chicken that has been prescribed Baytril...the choice is yours...I would air on the side that egg withdrawal periods are OK after one month...I am sure that somebody here will either agree with me or argue against my opinion...
     
  3. shadow rabbit10

    shadow rabbit10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm. I'll have to think about it then. I may consider emailing my normal vet and get her opinion. I have not eaten any eggs from my first hen who had baytril because she hasn't laid in months. I'd hate to not be able to eat two of my birds' eggs. :/
     
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