medicine dosage?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chicklibby, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. chicklibby

    chicklibby New Egg

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    Mar 16, 2009
    hi, I need some help if anyone can help me i have 2 hens sneezing and raspy they both weigh around 3-4 lbs they are in a coop with 5 other chickens. i took advise i read on this forum to administer antibiotics. went to tractor supplie and purchased
    tetracycline. problem is the directions say to mix 200-400 mg
    to 1 gal water. call me stupid but every measuring apparatus i
    have uses ml not mg so i don't know how much to use. any help
    will be greatly appreciated. libby
     
  2. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    I believe the dosage is 2tsp to 1 gallon of water. I hope your girls get better.
     
  3. chicklibby

    chicklibby New Egg

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    thank you very much as i am heading out shortly to clean & feed and want to start them all on it asap.
    libby
     
  4. HennyPennies2007

    HennyPennies2007 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2008
    Libby if ya don't notice an improvement in a day or so switch to LS-50... ot Tylan-50 shots if you only have a few chickens...
     
  5. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    Quote:That was the next thing I was going to say..... I use Tylan 50
     

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