Duramycin 72-200 HELP

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by esoaksranch, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. esoaksranch

    esoaksranch Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi I have some "hoarse" chickens and some that are sneezing. I picked up Duramycin 72-200 injectable today and was needing a dosage! Please help!
     
  2. chicknmania

    chicknmania Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    idk about the injectable but you can call the manufacturer and they should help you figure it out. I did that when I was trying to figure the dosage for something and the manufacturer was very helpful. The water soluble kind you want to use 4 tsp per gallon, Duramycin is pretty weak.
     
  3. Michael Apple

    Michael Apple Overrun With Chickens

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    For respiratory symptoms like you described, Tylan 50 is recommended. 1/2 cc under the skin on the back of the neck. If the bird's over 5 lbs., give an additional 1/2 cc in the breast muscle. If you have many birds to treat, mix half Chlortetracycline powder with half Gallimycin powder dry in a jar. Add a generous teaspoon per gallon of water for 14 days. Look up Chronic Respiratory Disease.
     
  4. jflanny

    jflanny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got Doxycycline oral from my vet 2.7 ml for a 5 lb RIR hen that has been suffering severe respiratory symptoms. She seems to have responded well . Not out of the woods yet but the rattle and sneezing has abated and she is eating and drinking after not eating for several days. I am hopeful.
     
  5. fwinstead

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    did you ever figure out the dosage of this? I just picked this up from the feed store because they did not have Tylan50. once a day or twice a day? thanks for any help I cannot find a dose?
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Look here for dosing:

    -Kathy
     

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