penicillin dosage for chicken, need to know asap thanks

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenladytx, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. chickenladytx

    chickenladytx Out Of The Brooder

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    i need to give a dosage of penicillin to my rooster and not sure how much u give a chicken. need help asap before his infection gets worse. Thank you to anyone that helps.
     
  2. lilchick

    lilchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    What are you treating, exactly? If a wound, usually it's 1/2 cc in the breast muscle for a standard breed adult bird, daily for 3-4 days. When I think I'm treating egg yolk peritonitis, I use sometimes 3/4-1 cc since it's do or die with that infection.

    If it's respiratory, penicillin isn't what you'd want.
     

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