TYLAN 50 questions. Need Answers FAST!! (Im BEGGING!!)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenwhisperer123, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    I am going to get Tylan 50 for my chickens EARLY tomorrow, and need to know a couple things first.

    From what I have read, the dose is 1/4 cc to 1/2 cc. Is this correct?

    I need to know what size of needle I need as well. ( what guage and length )

    I also need to know how much to give quail and pheasants, and whether it can be used on ducks.

    I assume It can be used on guineas, but please correct me if I am wrong.


    Thanks in advance!!
    Jason
     
  2. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    We use a 22X3/4 needle
    1/4 cc should be good for any larger birds. For the quail I would say less than 1/10 cc. Maybe somebody else can help out on that one.
     
  3. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    I use a 22 gauge 3/4" inch needle, for LF 1/2 cc 1/4 cc for bantams. I would also go with 1/2cc for the pheasant and guineas, quail [​IMG]

    AL
     
  4. HennyPennies2007

    HennyPennies2007 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2008
    I use a .22 guage needle...and 1/2 CC for Standard size hens once per day for three days...1/4 CC for banties once per day for three days. Stick the needle just under the skin enough to dispense medication...at the back of the neck...between the wings...don't know about other breeds and sizes....Pull the skin up between your fingers to make a tent to insert the needle in the skin....
     
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  5. robbdebbie

    robbdebbie Professional Chicken Bather

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    I used a 25 gauge, because that is the smallest our feed store had. I would assume that the other forms of birds can also take the tylan. I would just go by weight. If the duck is closer in weight to a lf than give it .5cc, and if smaller like a bantam give .25cc. I'm not a dr or anything though. Good luck!
     
  6. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    On one of threehorses posts she listed a weight conversion chart. Based upon that I gave a silkieXpolish 1/2 cc. I have no idea about quail, pheasant or ducks. 22 gauge is what my needles are, but they only had 1", so that is what I have. I would prefer a bit shorter. One thing I will say is to get luer lock syringes. I have poked myself way too many times with slip syringes when I try to take off the needle cap.
     
  7. anothercrazychick

    anothercrazychick Out Of The Brooder

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    The dosage for any injectable tylan is 35 mg/kg twice a day, but if you don't know the exact weight of your hens, assume they are around 2 kg each, if they are standard "Isa brown sized" hens (which means she needs 2 x 35 = 70 mg). Tylan 50 has 50 mg/ml, so each hen would need (70/50= 1.4 cc or 140 units). Remember that the dosage you have may be for the tylan 200, which is 4 times more concentrated than the tylan 50. You can give it orally, as well as injectable (IM in breast muscle). I've used tylan on ducks and pheasants without any problems (never had quail to try it on... but I"m sure it would be fine)

    Laura
     

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