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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Ariella, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. Ariella

    Ariella New Egg

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    Hello I am a new chicken owner. I have 6 chickens. 2 New Hampshire, 2 Red Star, 1 white Delaware, and one Easter Egger. I have had them about 1 week. All was great, but now 4 have come down with upper respiratory symptoms. The person I bought them from (she has MANY chickens) told me to use injectable Tylan. I bought Tylan 50. I need to know how much to give, and what needle size. I am planning on giving IM injections. Any help would be awesome! I don't want to lose my new chickens! [​IMG]
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! Sorry to hear you have sick flock members :hugs Please do pop by the emergency injury disease section of the forum. Here is the link ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/10/emergencies-diseases-injuries-and-cures
    I'm sure members there will be able to help you. If it were horses I could offer you some advice on injecting but I've never had to do my chickens. I do know that @casportpony is great with things like this so you might like to shoot her a message.

    Good luck with your birds, I hope they are well agian soon :fl
     
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  3. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    I hope your birds make a full recovery. It's always worrisome when they aren't well.

    Good luck to you and thanks for joining us!
     
  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - i hope you get the advice you need and you manage to help your flock recover.

    All the best
    CT
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] hope someone in the Emergency section helped you out, I've never used that medication.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to the BYC flock
     

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