Giving a turkey poult Tylan?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by BookWorm243, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. BookWorm243

    BookWorm243 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 13, 2010
    Franklin, NC
    I have a turkey poult that has a runny nose, and has been breathing thru his mouth. He also has fluid build up? on one side of his face. The vet told me to give Duramycin-10. I started putting it in his water yesterday. I was wonder if I should give Tylan instead. What do you guys think?

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  2. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it was me I probably would... how old is the poult?
     
  3. BookWorm243

    BookWorm243 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 13, 2010
    Franklin, NC
    I don't know for sure. I believe about 2-4 weeks old. How much should I give him? How long should I wait to start him on it, since he was on the Dura yesterday and today?

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  4. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I would stop using the other stuff and go with Tylan. Give 1/4 cc 2 x day for 3 days either in mouth or infect under loose skin,
     
  5. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Woods, TX
    Quote:Are we talking Tylan 50 or Tylan 200? I like the 200 much better because you can usually do a 1 time teratment. If you are uncomfortable injecting, You can put the tylan 200 in the water, 1/2 cc in a quart waterter everyday for a week.
     
  6. BookWorm243

    BookWorm243 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 13, 2010
    Franklin, NC
    it is Tylan 50
     
  7. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I was referring to Tylan 50 as it is often easier to find than the 200 for some reason..... [​IMG]
     
  8. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On a poult that young, I don't think I would use the 200 anyhow. I only do one treatment with the Tylan 50 and never had the symptoms come back but I have only treated 3 or 4 birds before so...
     
  9. chickenzoo

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  10. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Woods, TX
    I guess it depends on where you are. Tylan 50 & 200 are at every feed store and every TSC here. It is just best to be clear in giving all medication and never assume that somebody is using the same streingth as you. I only use the 200 and even on poults that young orally and it fixes them right up. A friend of mine had a peachick that age a few weeks ago with a bad sinus infection. He said the thing was about dead, swollen face, draining from the nostrils and throat and barley standing. I had him give a subQ injection and put it in the water. He knew it would be dead by morning! The thing pulled through and is doing great. I guess I use it for a longer period to be sure I kill the bugs because I don't want to ues it for too short of a period and not kill it all and breed a super bug that we can not kill with tylan.
     

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