Can chickens use antibiotics for ornamental birds?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Muscoweewee, Jan 11, 2017.

  1. Muscoweewee

    Muscoweewee Out Of The Brooder

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    I was just wondering whether my chooks could use 'Aristopet Oral Antibiotic for Birds 50g' and what the doses for a chicken would be- would it be around the dose of a large parrot. :cd I am using it to help control infections for fowl pox:D
     
  2. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    You should ask Chickluvinfreak. I know she dealt with fowl pox a while ago.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Fowl pox is a virus so antibiotics will do little to address it, but it can help prevent secondary infections. Vitamin supplements / electrolytes will help boost the immune system of your flock, which is the route I would personally take.
     

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