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Need Help. What is 400 mg in a teaspoon. Chick meds. please.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by shay20, Jul 2, 2009.

  1. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    Hello, Ok I have to give my flock some meds.
    Duramycin-10

    The directions say 400 mg to 800 mg per gallon water

    I dont know how to measure that out.
    Any one know?
     
  2. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    Please any one, I have to start this tomorow?
     
  3. ems_chick

    ems_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so the bottle said 400 mg per tablespoon?
     
  4. Bailey1234

    Bailey1234 Out Of The Brooder

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  5. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    It is a package of powder.
    This is what it says.

    For chickens
    Use soluble powder in the drinking water at a drug level of 400 - 800 mg tetracycline hydrochloride per gallon per day.



    I dont know how to measure that out. All i have are those teaspoon measurement things.
     
  6. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    Quote:Yep that is the packjage i have.
     
  7. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    Would it equel 1/10 of a teaspoon?
     
  8. Bailey1234

    Bailey1234 Out Of The Brooder

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    Her comes the math.
    Do you have a kitchen scale?
    For 400mg you need ***** by weight. You may need to hit the po, drug store, or grocery to find a good scale...then measure what that amount will be in terms of 1/4 cup or whatever and repeat that way.
    Wait a sec...I don't think I did that right.
    I deffinately did not do that right the first time. I think you need 7.24g for 400mg of active ingredient but if someone else does not chime in find a pharmacist in the morning. They usually are happy to help and will even weigh out a dose for you so you can find out if it will be a Tbsp equivalent or whatever.
    I'm sorry.
     
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  9. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    I dont have a kitchen scale.
     
  10. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

    Jul 31, 2008
    in the wild, Mass
    I will have to buy one in the morning.
     

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