Size of Needle?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenrookie16, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. chickenrookie16

    chickenrookie16 Out Of The Brooder

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    what gauge needle do you use to inject medicine into a chicken?
     
  2. bnjrob

    bnjrob Overrun With Chickens

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    20 gauge - smaller needles may cause some meds/vaccines to not work as well due to the smaller needle size causing a breakup of the molecules in the solution as they get squeezed through the needle.
     

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