For those who have given penicillin shots before

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nikischicks, May 11, 2010.

  1. nikischicks

    nikischicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long until they show improvement? Like does it make them feel better enough to be hungry rather quickly?? Or any other side effects?
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Depends on what you are treating, how sick they are and if the pen has any effect at all. You give the injections for 3-4 days, no longer. Some ailments do not respond to penicillin. What are you treating?
     
  3. nikischicks

    nikischicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    See the post about the egg bound hen, i think this is what happened to her but im not sure really, we gave her the first shot today. If she makes it through the night i will be so surprised. shes not even drinking water now, i hope she isnt suffering because i wouldnt want that.
     
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  4. NurseELB

    NurseELB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Funny, I read this post and clicked on it because I give penicillin shots all the time- to HUMANS [​IMG] Somehow the bird connection didn't even register! [​IMG] Want to know how humans respond? [​IMG]

    eta: I DO hope your girl feels better soon!
     
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  5. nikischicks

    nikischicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do they scream! lol
     
  6. NurseELB

    NurseELB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Some sure do! Especially young men! [​IMG]
     

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