Dosage for Oxytetracycline???? **NEW VIDEOS OF SICK CHICKENS ADDED PLEASE HELP**

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MESOFRUFFEH, Oct 15, 2015.

  1. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    They book said once a day, but it did not say for how many days.

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  2. MESOFRUFFEH

    MESOFRUFFEH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awesome thank you, and its okay I was sort of expecting it after the way she was struggling this morning. I hated to leave her and go to work but I had no other choice... Do I just call them for info? I have a feeling this might cost me an arm and a leg lol.
     
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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Not sure what it will cost, but some states have grants in place that will cover it. The head of the dept can also waive the fee, so keep that in mind.

    -Kathy
     
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  5. rIrs roost

    rIrs roost Sir Crows A lot

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    Sorry to hear about the chick. Hope the other one will get better. Thank you casportpony. I'm new myself and was trying to help with what little I know lol.
     
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  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Thanks for your posts, it's what made me think to look up doses for birds and it looks like your dose is pretty close to what the book said. :D

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  7. rIrs roost

    rIrs roost Sir Crows A lot

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    Lol I was just relaying the information that I received from experienced people on this site. I want to thank all of y'all for helping all the newbies like me. Had I not joined this site, my hen would've died.
     
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  8. MESOFRUFFEH

    MESOFRUFFEH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you so much all of yall.... my hen seems to be feeling a little better, so hopefully this will make her feel even better. I found out tonight she definitely loves yogurt! I have not seen her eat with such gusto since she's been sick.

    It's really nice to have such a supportive community when you just aren't sure you're doing the right thing. Not sure if there are just a bunch of nasties going around right now or what, but I have never had this much of a problem with so many chickens at one time!! So thankful for this forum, maybe one day I will have the knowledge to pay it forward!
     
  9. MESOFRUFFEH

    MESOFRUFFEH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sorry I did not see this until after i dosed her.. wasn't sure so I went ahead and gave her .2, i figured that was a safe halfway point. I would say she weighs about 5 pounds. I do not have a scale int he house or I would weigh her lol. She is a normal healthy sized hen. Keeping finger, toes, eyes, legs, arms crossed this helps some. still not sure what to do with her when she is better tho!!
     
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    How is she today?

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