What dosage of Augmentin? UPDATE New ?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BrattishTaz, Mar 8, 2011.

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  1. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Ok, nobody helped me when I posted for help earlier. I give up on that.

    What I REALLY REALLY need to know is what dosage do I give a 3 lb rooster?

    I have Amox/ K Clav 875-125 (Augmentin 875 mg) tablets

    He has an infected eye injury.

    What would be the dosage of asprin for pain?
     
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  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    I've never seen Augmention given to chickens before.

    For any eye injury, I would suggest you get some Terramycin eye ointment or some Triple Antibiotic Ointment safe for the eyes. Works faster and a lot easier to administer.
     
  3. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    Augmentin is a very difficult antibiotic for people to endure. they save that for the big guns don't they?
    For an eye infection, I would try some neosporin rub over the lid.
    What type of infection? was the lid injured? is the eye ball injured?
    If you use the aumenten, you could really mess up the balance in his flora and fauna.
    Go to the feed store and get some terramycin. It will have the directions on the labeling.
    I do not know what to tell you about the aspirin. From what i have read, chickens do not feel pain like we do. Their brains shut the input down.. or something.
    good luck.
    Maybe someone else has better information. Try doing a search for antibiotics, or eye injuries. there may be some information there.
     
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  4. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    I posted this earlier explaining what happened. The only avian vet in the area does not treat chickens and neither do any of the others. I can't see the eye at this point so I don't know what I am dealing with. He does seem to be uncomfortable. Asprin would also reduce the swelling. Thank for responding.

    Augmentin is all I have right now. [​IMG]

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=5848220#p5848220
     
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  5. sheila3935

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    Get some Duramycin or Tylan for infection. I wouldnt give human antibotic you will never be able to get the dosage right
     
  6. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Your last post just 2 hours ago and during lunch. Be patient.

    Again, get some Terramycin. I really wouldn't give the Augumentin since that could cause some secondary issues you will have to deal with.

    Call your local feed store and your local TSC and see what they have available.
     
  7. BrattishTaz

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    I have topical polysporin but I'm not sure if it would do more damage if it got into the eye. Anyone have experience with this?
     
  8. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Quote:Don't use anything in the eye that isn't rated "opthalmic" IMO.
     
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