duramycin question

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kristip, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. kristip

    kristip Songster

    Jul 29, 2010
    New Glarus

    So I beleive I have one bird with a respitory infection and I have a dozen birds total including three 6 week olds. I have two other birds that I had once beleive to be motling but have had problems with neck feathers not coming back...not sure if something else is going on so I have decided to treat all with duramycin antibiotics.
    First will the 6 weeks old be ok?
    Second I beleive it is 1T per gallon and I do it for 7 days, is that correct?

    Then toss the eggs for 2 weeks.

    Just want to check on any other advice.
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Crossing the Road

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Your dosage on the Duramycin is correct, and it can be used 7-14 days. Oxytetracycline, Gallimycin, and Tylan Soluble Powder can also be used. What exactly are the symptoms your chickens are showing? Here is a good list of the common diseases--look for infectious bronchitis (IB,) mycoplasma (MG,) ILT, and coryza: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044

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