HELP...How do I administer metronidazole pills to my chickens?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by All Henned Up, Dec 20, 2013.

  1. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    OK, so I got the metronidazole tablets, 250 mg for 5 days.
    How do get the pills into them?
    Do I crush them and dissolve in water then inject with a syringe into mouth?
    Do I try to stuff it down there throat? They are pretty big.
    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    I just open their beaks and stick them as far back as possible. If you think they're too big for that, cut them in half and give that way.

    Kathy
     
  3. dawg53

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