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Tube Feeding Supplies and Where to Get Them

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by casportpony, Aug 9, 2014.

  1. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Rubber catheter type feeding tubes come in "French" sizes from 3-34. The smaller the number, the smaller the tube. The smallest one I use is an 8 and I use that on all baby chicks. I think metal crop tubes are sized in gauges, so for those the smaller the number, the larger the tube. The sizes I use most are 8, 10, 16,18 and 30.
    Here is the size 8
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    Here are the sizes:
    French
    Gauge Diameter
    (mm) Diameter
    (inches)
    3 1 0.039
    4 1.33 0.053
    5 1.67 0.066
    6 2 0.079
    7 2.3 0.092
    8 2.7 0.105
    9 3 0.118
    10 3.3 0.131
    11 3.7 0.144
    12 4 0.158
    13 4.3 0.170
    14 4.7 0.184
    15 5 0.197
    16 5.3 0.210
    17 5.7 0.223
    18 6 0.236
    19 6.3 0.249
    20 6.7 0.263
    22 7.3 0.288
    24 8 0.315
    26 8.7 0.341
    28 9.3 0.367
    30 10 0.393
    32 10.7 0.419
    34 11.3 0.445​

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    The 30
    http://www.greatmedicalsupplies.com...l-purpose-robinsonnelaton-catheter-351030.htm

    The 28
    http://www.greatmedicalsupplies.com...l-purpose-robinsonnelaton-catheter-351028.htm

    The 26
    http://www.greatmedicalsupplies.com...l-purpose-robinsonnelaton-catheter-351026.htm

    The 24
    http://www.greatmedicalsupplies.com...l-purpose-robinsonnelaton-catheter-351024.htm

    The 22
    http://www.greatmedicalsupplies.com...l-purpose-robinsonnelaton-catheter-351022.htm

    The 20
    http://www.greatmedicalsupplies.com...l-purpose-robinsonnelaton-catheter-351020.htm

    The 18
    http://www.greatmedicalsupplies.com...l-purpose-robinsonnelaton-catheter-351018.htm

    The 16
    http://www.greatmedicalsupplies.com...l-purpose-robinsonnelaton-catheter-351016.htm

    The 14
    http://www.greatmedicalsupplies.com...l-purpose-robinsonnelaton-catheter-351014.htm

    The 12
    http://www.greatmedicalsupplies.com...l-purpose-robinsonnelaton-catheter-351012.htm

    The 10
    http://www.greatmedicalsupplies.com...l-purpose-robinsonnelaton-catheter-351010.htm

    The 8
    http://www.greatmedicalsupplies.com...l-purpose-robinsonnelaton-catheter-351008.htm

    -Kathy
     
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  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    These are the cheapest we could find and they last much longer than the more expensive brands.
    http://www.shopmedvet.com/product/syringe-60cc-catheter-tip-25-box-MV60CCCT/mvi-syringes-needles
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    Med-Vet Syringes 60cc Catheter Tip 25/bx

    Item#: MV60CCCT
    Vendor: Oasis
    Price:$9.99
    Quantity:


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    Product Description:
    Individual Soft Pack
    • Bold Graduation
      • ISO-9002, CE, FDA registered


    Product Details:
    NAME: SYRINGE,60CC,CATHETER TIP,25/BOX


    -Kathy
     
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  3. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    We really have to find a way to get all of this valuable info you post onto the stickies, Kathy.
     
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  4. DylansMom

    DylansMom RIP 1969-2017

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  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Just need to figure out a way to organize the info and had a mod add it to the stickies.

    -Kathy
     
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  6. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    I live in a small town where the hospital gives the local vet the expired (but new in the package), catheters and the vet gives them to her customers that need them. She even gave me the syringes.
     
  7. schnebbles

    schnebbles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice job Kathy!
     
  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    More anatomy, tube and syringe pictures:
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    -Kathy
     
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  9. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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