Tylan not working yet

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by fun monitor, Sep 9, 2008.

  1. fun monitor

    fun monitor Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2008
    southern california
    My little bantam girl has that sickness where she's congested and her eye is bubbling. She's been that way for a while (maybe a week), sorry to say, before I was able to get her the meds. She's had one dose yesterday and one dose today, 1/4 cc IM. She's not looking any better yet. She sounds better, but she's still draining lots of fluid. She's in quarantine and is getting lots of good food to help put a little bit of weight back on her.

    How much longer should I continue the Tylan 50 after tomorrow's dosage?
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    I'm pretty sure you need to give it for 5-7 days for it to be effective.

  3. wc_tophat

    wc_tophat Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 2, 2008
    I mix my meds in the water then take some in a dropper and give some in the mouth that way I know the sick bird is getting some meds in her. Often sick bird are also off feed and water so you have to watch them. Just because you put the meds in the water doesnt mean she has drank any of it. good luck

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