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Keflex - Time required to clear before eggs can be eaten

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by maryflo, Aug 22, 2014.

  1. maryflo

    maryflo Hatching

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    My vet perscribed Keflex 250 mg orally to one of my hens for puncture wounds (presumably dog bite). I finished the pills nearly 2 weeks ago. How long before I can safely eat her eggs?
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager 6 Years

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    My Coop

    Might be okay now, but double check with your vet.:D

    -Kathy
     
  3. tridentk9

    tridentk9 Songster

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    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2885.2011.01287.x/full

    This article lists many of the drugs used on poultry. Apparently cephalexin can be found in eggs for a long time after use (>21 days in the yolk).
     
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