Tylan 50 injectable - put in water?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chicks Galore3, Nov 1, 2016.

  1. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    I want to give my chickens Tylan 50 injectible for CRD. I have read that you can give it orally. Considering I have 58 chickens, the thought of giving it to each individual is a little daunting. Is there a way to put it in their water? If so, how much to a gallon? Is it okay to give them ALL the medicine, even though not everybody is showing symptoms? I looked for Tylan powder, but couldn't find any. (I am planning to order off of Amazon.)
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Of the 58, how many are sick?

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  3. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    I'm not sure on an exact number, but I would say at least 20, if not more. The bantams especially are bad.
     
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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    I think Tylan 50 is water soluble, but not sure it would be a good idea to use in water. I guess you could try it? To get the correct dose in them you need to know how much they drink in a day, and how much they weigh.

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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    The Tylan 50 powder dose is 50 mg per pound per day, which is 1 ml per pound per day, so that will be lots of Tylan 50. :D

    Suggestion... Try treating your sickest one with Tylan 50 and see if it responds.

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