Help- overdosed peachick with SafeGuard!

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  1. msmolly

    msmolly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was trying to worm peachicks, Peahen and chickens, and my brain short circuited. I gave a 1# peachick almost 1 ml of safeguard instead of .23 ml. What do I do????
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Was it pour on or oral?
     
  3. msmolly

    msmolly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oral with syringe into mouth
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I have some ideas but @casportpony would probably have better advice since I rarely medicate.
     
  5. msmolly

    msmolly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried calling Kathy directly and left message. I,m feeding them everything from Mac n cheese, to mealworms to try and absorb it. Would welcome any ideas. Seems okay so far.
     
  6. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    You can settle down, it is not enough to hurt it.
     
  7. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    You'll be fine. Safeguard has a low toxicity. With most medicines and poisons to get it out of their system you would usually flush the system with water or use another medicine to counter act it. Since Safeguard has a low toxicity, chances of the chick being harmed by it are very low.
     
  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    It will be fine. And the good news is, that amount is very likely to treat capillary worms. BTW, when did you call?

    -Kathy
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    @msmolly , look, it's the only wormer that doesn't list death. [​IMG]
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    -Kathy
     
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