sick chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dogwood8, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. dogwood8

    dogwood8 New Egg

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    hello i had a sick chicken and she was gave antibiotic she is laying eggs again how long do i have to wait before i can eat the eggs so there arent any antiboitc in them.
     
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    What antibiotic did you use?
     
  3. dogwood8

    dogwood8 New Egg

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    Duramycin10
     
  4. Eggcessive

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  5. dogwood8

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    Ok thanks will wait
     
  6. dogwood8

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    What is a 21-day withdrawal is that a medicine or do you mean do not eat the eggs for 21 days
     
  7. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    meaning neither eggs nor meat should be consumed for 21 days.
     
  8. dogwood8

    dogwood8 New Egg

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    Okay that's what I thought thank you for answering back so soon.
     
  9. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    This is what the vet on 'Chicken Vet Corner' FB group advises:
    • Tetracycline in water (Duramycin 10) (label dose) -14 days, 8 weeks for sold eggs or known sensitivities


    That's after the last dose...and don't feed eggs back to chickens.
     

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