Measuring medication - Upper resp. infection

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by JulieZ, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. JulieZ

    JulieZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a hen that has an upper respitory infection. Ran to feed & seed, bought Duramycin-10 powder form. I'm going to treat them all since I heard 2 others sneeze today.
    Back of bag says to use 400mg per gallon of water. They have a 5 gallon waterer. How much is that exactly?
     
  2. Yard full o' rocks

    Yard full o' rocks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well....if my math is right, for 5 gallons you would need 2000mg, which converts to apprx 0.07 oz

    Perhaps a local pharmacy has something you could use to measure with!!!
     
  3. birdsNbeesNseeds

    birdsNbeesNseeds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We bought a food scale at walmart (one of the nicer ones - digital) which will measure in grams, and also do conversions if you wish.

    Well worth it.
     
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  5. JulieZ

    JulieZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. That helped a lot & now my babies are medicated. [​IMG]
     

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