Sulfamethoxine for chicks?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by AnnaLease, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. AnnaLease

    AnnaLease Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The guy I got my peachicks from gave me some sulfamethoxine and said to put it in their water once a week. Does anyone elso do this? How much should I put in? I think he said a pinch of it for a gallon of water. Does this sound right? Thanks!
     
  2. Yoda

    Yoda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would not use it. That stuff is for coccidia. Is your chick on medicated chick starter? Does your chick have coccidia?
     
  3. AnnaLease

    AnnaLease Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The feed bag doesn't say anything, so I'm assuming its not medicated. I'm using Dumor 24%. No, I don't think they have coccidia, but what are the signs that they have it?
     
  4. cinders55

    cinders55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The lady I bought my chicks from told me to put corrid in their water to prevent coccidia. I don't put it in every time I fill the water though. Is this a bad idea too?
     

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