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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by brandonofthe150, Nov 8, 2015.

  1. brandonofthe150

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    I am starting my chickens on tetracycline and i was wondering if you can mix the antibiotic in the water along with probiotic and electrolyte powder. or should i just do one then the other?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    The electolytes shouldn't create an issue. The tetracycline will kill good and bad bacteria. The probiotics can still be used with antibiotics. After the course of tetracycline, definitely give probiotics to replenish what was killed.

    Do you know what illness your chickens have?
     
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