Crazy tiny dosing of "Eprinex pour on" help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by secuono, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    I've been reading the link below and it's just maddening how small of an amount you want me to apply on the bird. How on earth do you measure this??
    I have a 3ml syringe, do I just get as close as I can and hope I didn't overdose?
    I have teeny tiny hens to large bantams....I need help...

    Also, how long will a bottle of this last me? It's expensive and a lot of it, not worth it if I can only open it and keep it a month!!

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=406760&p=1
     
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2011
  2. RedRoosterFarm

    RedRoosterFarm **LOVE MY SERAMAS**

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    for my bantams I use a syringe and on the back between the shoulders I seperate the feathers and with the syringe drop 2 or 3 drops from the syringe. Make sure it hits the skin because the feathers will suck up the meds if it hits them. The bottle will last forever!
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  3. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually it doesn't last forever at all. It has an exp date on it and usually doesn't last much longer then 1 year.
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Quote:If you are talking about Eprinex, your 3ml syringe will work just fine. ML is the same as CC.... measuring is easy. The smallest bottle of eprinex is 250ml/cc. Draw 1/2cc for standard size and 1/4cc for your smaller chicekns and put the drops on bare skin on the back of their necks. I bought my 250ml bottle of Eprinex this past September, the expiration date is March 2013. As RedRoosterFarm stated...it will last you a long time unless you have 500 birds.
     

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