Where do I inject IM PennG ???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Arielle, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    Have a 8 m Speckled Sussex pullet injured and in need of PennG. WOuld like to give 1/2 cc IM everyother day. Which muscle do I give it in?? THe breast muscle is a little thin and one leg is also injured. Use the good thigh? and alternate with the one with injury at hip?

    I feel so helpless with so little experience with chickens, so many thanks for your answers.
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    THank you IMP ! Just the info I needed. Funny I was reading Three Horses BYC page for info but missed her own website. So thank you very much.
     
  4. Arielle

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    OK. First injection done. Trying to be careful to only push needle in 1/4 inch--so delicate compared to a big horse!--and got a splotch of white--oops, that indicated SQ, so pushed needle a little deeper. No squawk though! Maybe because she was awoken at 9:30 pm for the shot.

    Thanks IMP.
     
  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    You are certainly welcome & glad it helped.

    Imp
     

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