Need help with a baytril injectable dosing

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  1. angiegorham17

    angiegorham17 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a Pekin and he weighs 7.40, what would the appropriate dosing be for him?
     
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    What Baytril do you have?
     
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    And please confirm that the weight of 7.4 is in pounds. [​IMG]
     
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    @angiegorham17 , the amount of Baytril that most vets seem to prescribe is 10 mg/kg twice a day, but injectable Baytril comes in two strengths, so how much you give depends on which one you have.

    If you have the 100 mg/ml, and your duck weighs 7.4 pounds, the math is this:
    7.4 / 2.2 x 10 / 100 = 0.34 ml twice a day

    If you have the 22.7 mg/ml, and your duck weighs 7.4 pounds, the math is this:
    7.4 / 2.2 x 10 / 22.7 = 1.48 ml twice a day

    The 100 mg/ml bottle looks like this:
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    The 22.7 mg/ml bottle looks like this:
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    Please confirm which one you have.
     
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  5. angiegorham17

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    I work at a vet hospital but my Drs do not specialize in ducks, I believe it would be the smaller animal baytril I'd have access to!
     
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    Actually, I have access to both!
     
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    Think it would be more beneficial to go with the larger animal one so its a smaller amount I'd have to administer? And would I do this for approx 10 days like most antibiotics?
     
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