soluble vitamin D3

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by slim1986, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. slim1986

    slim1986 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have some sneezing chickens and a few have crusties on their nostrils, will soluble vitamin D3 work? The ingredients say "D-activated animal sterol (source of vitamin D3) and citric acid" should we use this or buy some antibiotics at the feed store?
     
  2. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Tylan 50 or 200 cattle inject able is about the best over counter for respiratory in chickens. Note - many chicken illnesses are easily spread and can affect the chicken for life, take precautions when treating "sick" birds.
     
  3. slim1986

    slim1986 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok well, how would I go about giving it to them? Inject it? I've vaccinated birds before with this thing that looked like two straight fish hooks dipped in the vaccine then poked through the skin under the wing, is it the same kind of thing?
     
  4. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    No, that was for Fowl pox. You can inject it just under the skin where it is loose at where neck meets shoulders. 1/4 cc for bantams, 1/2 cc for LF , do this for 3 days.
     
  5. slim1986

    slim1986 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alrighty, well thank u!
     

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