Sulmet?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by MoodyChicken, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long does one treat with Sulmet for Coccidiosis? It convienently doesn't say on the bottle. Does 6 days sound right?
     
  2. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 days at full dosage then 4 days at 1/2 dosage
     
  3. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! [​IMG]
     
  4. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    There's a 10 day withdrawal period from the last doage, so no eggs for 16 days in all.

    Dosage is 1 T/gallon.
     
  5. luvinrunnin

    luvinrunnin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bumping this up because I'm having to treat some chicks with Sulmet. I have been told 1 tsp per gallon, but the bottle says 2 TB per gallon. Would like to know what's correct and for how long. Thanks!
     
  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Sulmet dosage is 2 tablespoons per gallon of water for 2 days. Then reduce to 1 tablespoon per gallon of water for the next 4 days.
    Excessive dosage may cause toxic reactions.
    If you are treating for cocci, you'd be better off using corid. Sulmet only treats 2 types of cocci. Corid treats all 9 types and it's easier on the chicks system. Dosage for the 9.6% liquid corid is 9.5cc's per gallon of water for 5 days. It can be found in the cattle section at the feed store.
     
  7. luvinrunnin

    luvinrunnin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! Are the dosages tge same for bantam breeds?
     
  8. dawg53

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    Yes.
     

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