Doh! Forgot terramycin!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by frankenchick, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. frankenchick

    frankenchick Songster

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    My chicks are 3 days old. I forgot to give them terramycin (forgot until today). Should I do a 3-day regimen, starting now? Or should I just let it go?

    They're under a hen right now; I grafted them Tuesday evening.
     
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  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    It's a good thing you forgot it!
    Healthy chicks don't need antibiotics of any kind. Giving antibiotics in the absence of a real illness can cause the antibiotics to be ineffective if and when you do need them later on.
    Fresh clean water and chick starter is all your healthy babies need. [​IMG]
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Ditto! Antibiotics do not prevent disease and are not needed, period.
     
  4. chickachickadoo

    chickachickadoo Songster

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    We didn't give ours antibiotics and they're fine. We don't think they need it.
     
  5. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Ditto #3
     
  6. frankenchick

    frankenchick Songster

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    thanks. It's nice to feel validated. [​IMG]
     
  7. SMan

    SMan In the Brooder

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    Don't use any on mine, Poly Vi Sol, ACV, and yogurts done them good.
     

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