DuraPen -- IM or SubQ?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by they'reHISchickens, Sep 14, 2010.

  1. they'reHISchickens

    they'reHISchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2008
    I got DuraPen at TSC for my chickens injuries after Sunday's dog/coyote attack. Bottle says SubQ administration for beef cattle. Anyone have experience with that rather than IM?
    I gave 1/4 cc subQ under a wing flap to a young black orp pullet, not yet laying, before dark here. She had puncture wounds.
    The young white orp pullet seems to be recovering fairly well so I didn't give her a shot.
    A beautiful Blue copper maran young roo that we were going to keep just died. I didn't think he was hurt that badly , but I was obviously wrong. Our other marans are in various stages of limps and ruffled feathers including another Blue copper roo that we were going to keep.
    Do you think I should inject anything with a puncture wound to be on the safe side?

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