Can you give Amoxicillin like a pill

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duckitup, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. duckitup

    duckitup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have fish mox and am wondering if I can give it like a pill or do I have to mix it with food? I've read that 125mg twice a day is the dosage but the lowest fish mox I have found is 250mg. If I open the capsule and half it into other capsules can I just pill her instead of putting it in food for her to eat?

    She won't eat treats readily. Pilling her would be much easier. Any advice?
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I believe a number of people pill their ducks when necessary - you just need to be sure it goes down the right tube so that it does not go into the lungs.
     
  3. duckitup

    duckitup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Amiga. Slipped half a capsule into a pea. Went very well!
     

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