Corid Dosage... no more confusion :)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mmaddie's mom, Nov 8, 2010.

  1. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have already googled "corid dosage" on BYC and am very confused.

    First of all, most of what I read has refered to liquid Corid.

    Here is what I was able to find at my farm store:
    Corid/Amprolium, 20% soluble POWDER, 10 oz. pkg.
    dosage for cattle: 10oz. pkg to 125 gallons of water

    I am dosing 1 sick little banty hen... her name is Betti Confetti. Not even sure it is cocci? but have done everything else for her and this was suggested.

    Thanks for any help given. I hate not knowing what to do for a sick bird. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2010
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  2. FrenchToast

    FrenchToast "Draft Apple Ridge" a Bit from Heaven

    Jan 10, 2010
    UP North WI
    I'm so glad you posted. I just bought a bag and was going to ask the same question.

    By the way, I still have a bottle of corid. If I remember correctly is the dose for the liquid 2 tsp a gallon? Glad I found the powder, it is alot cheaper.

  3. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    I figured out ( by dividing 10 by 125 ) that I need .08 oz. of Corid powder in a gallon of water. 8/100 oz.? How can I translate that to teaspoons, etc? I'm no math wiz and can use some help.
    And that is the dosage for a calf... would that work for a banty chicken?
    thanks again.
  4. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I am going to write down that dosage for liquid for later reference! Thanks. Let's hope someone on here can help us with the powder!
  5. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    ok... I'm going downstairs to try and find out how many teaspoons are in an ounce... actual hands-on measuring... I think I'll use sugar as my powder. 8/100 is very close to a scant 1/10. What the brain can't figure out the hands will. Wish me luck.

    Please feel free to correct my thinking if it is wrong. I'm using all of you to bounce this idea off of. Thanks.
  6. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    4 teaspoons in an ounce both dry measure and very close in actual weight (on my scale).

    4 divided by 10 = .4 or 4/10... sooo... that means a little less than 1/2 teaspoon to a gallon?

    This is as close as I can get to a dosage of the powder Corid.

    Have I thought this through well? If I don't hear from anyone else on her I guess this is what I will try.
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  7. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

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  8. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Thanks! Actually all 3 are kind of in the same ball-park of what I figured out... so that is just confirmation that I am on the right track. I will do a scant 1/2 teaspoon in a gallon of water.
    Thanks for brainstorming with me.
  9. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    mmaddies's mom, you're good at math. You're correct, 1/2 teaspoon per gallon of water. Mix the corid daily with fresh drinking water for 5 consecutive days.
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  10. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Thanks dawg53... but i only got so far and my husband helped me to get it to teaspoons (give credit where credit is due). [​IMG]
    Love "brainstorming"... many minds are SO much better than one!
    Thanks again for the confirmation.

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