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How much duramycin!?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Brie6895, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. Brie6895

    Brie6895 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked some up today. I have 6 birds in a dog crate. Ranging between around 6-9 or 10 weeks.
    My questions are:
    is it ok if the other chicks who I'm not sure are sick drinks it?
    How much should I use per quart of water?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    What are you treating them for? If it is Duramycin-10 the dose is 1/2 tablespoonful per gallon of water, and is given 7-14 days. The dose should be on your packet to double check. If they are in there together they will probably all be exposed to whatever you are treating them for.
     
  3. Brie6895

    Brie6895 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well..... I have two with bubbles in their eyes. One of which has a swollen eye. The other has mucus and sneezing. I have a silkie who's eyes are crusted shut and was sneezing a few days ago and I have a d'uccle who makes a weird noise also. My silkie hasn't been eating or drinking all day and I am very concerned about her.
     
  4. Brie6895

    Brie6895 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also should add I have no idea where my table spoon measuring spoons are. Can you tell me how much of a regular spoon I should fill per quart? If you can't tell fractions were never my thing
     
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    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    3 teaspoons = 1 Tablespoon,if you are using the dose Eggcessive gave which was 1/2 Tablespoon per gallon,then you need 1 1/2 teaspoons. Is this the information you are looking for?

    Or 1/8 Tablespoon per quart or 3/8 teaspoon per quart(1/4 + 1/8 tsp)
     
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2013
  6. Brie6895

    Brie6895 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes thank y'all!! And I found my spoons! :) and I got my baby to eat! I had to hold her as she ate because she can't see. But I am thrilled! I don't know what I would do without all of y'all out there willing to help me!
     

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