Update on chicks PG 4

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cjeanean, Jul 14, 2008.

  1. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Missouri
    All right, I really promise this is the last time I'm gonna bother BYC'ers about this, but is the sulmet for swine okay to use on chickens with cocci??? Miss Prissy gave me the link for it, so I'm assuming it is, but I'm checking anyway....what's the dosage??? (Per gal)
     
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  2. My Little Sister's Farm

    My Little Sister's Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our feed store has it by the gallon, but it's ~$80. We've used it for the goats, if you look on a livestock site you'd probably have better luck than on a poultry site. I think we got ours from Jeffers online though
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    That is what they put in the medicated feed. If you can't find it locally get the sulmet and put it in the water as soon as possible. The longer you wait the worse it will be.
     
  4. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Try Sulmet.
     
  5. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    All of our feed stores have it including TSC.
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    My cattle vet has sold it to me in smaller quantities in the past.
     
  7. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Missouri
    apparently TC hasn't heard of sulmet either, or the people are just dumb and don't want to look. I've asked about four different things that I've read that will treat cocci, and every place I've called says they don't have it [​IMG] [​IMG] I'm just gonna have to go up there when hubby gets home...is that the official name, Sulmet??? Anyone know a price estimate??? Thanks so much, everyone, I don't know what I would do without you!!!
     
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  9. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
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    Quote:Wow, never thought of that!!! Thanks!!! I'll leave everyone alone now!!! Wish me luck!!! P.S. I take it that it doesn't matter that it says for use in swine only??? Do I just follow the directions, or are there other specs for poultry dosage???
     
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  10. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Good luck.
     

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