how to mix terramycin?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickncrazy, Jun 16, 2008.

  1. chickncrazy

    chickncrazy Out Of The Brooder

    Does anyone know how to mix the terramycin with water? I bought a package at the feed store today and the directions are so confusing. How much powder do you mix with water? Even the people at the feed store were confused. Also, a couple of my 4 month old silkies have sneezed occasionally. Do you think I should treat them with terramycin as a precaution or wait until I am sure there is a problem? Thank you so much for help!
     
  2. Farmer Gab

    Farmer Gab Out Of The Brooder

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    I was told:

    1 gallon water
    1 tsp. Terra
    2 Tbl. white sugar

    Good luck!

    - Gabrielle
     
  3. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    1 tsp- 1 gallon water
    1/2 tsp - 1 quart of water

    This is the way I was told to mix it. I wouldn't worry about giving them any meds untile I knew for sure there was a problem. Chickens do sneeze......[​IMG]
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    What Farmer Gab said...that's how I mixed it and they perked right up.
     
  5. angelmarie

    angelmarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no i think they're fine but if you have a dusty yard make sure to water it or put in some grass, cause' alot of dust can lead to respritory diesease
     
  6. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
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    4tsp to 1 gal of water.
     
  7. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would wait. usually the little sneezes and sniffles in young birds is nothing but a natrual vaccination occuring
     
  8. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
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    what would the sugar be for? to make it sweeter so they will drink it better? I haven't added sugar to mine and they still drink it.
     
  9. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    Quote:that would be in place of electrolytes i believe.
     
  10. Farmer Gab

    Farmer Gab Out Of The Brooder

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    I was told the sugar makes it palatable so they suck it down. I know mine do!

    -Gabrielle
     

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