Where do I inject tylan50 into my turkey?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by chickenboy1, Nov 20, 2011.

  1. chickenboy1

    chickenboy1 Out Of The Brooder

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    my wild turkey gobbler has an eye infection or a big lump which I read was a eye infection and they said to inject the bird with tylan50 so where do I inject it at?
     
  2. jasonm11

    jasonm11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Dont inject it just shoot it down his throat. 1cc per 10lbs body weight twice a day for a week. Take the needle off the syringe body after you extract teh tylan and shoot it down his throat. If you inject do it like behind the wing just under the skin but it is not recommended to inject into muscle because it can cause muscle damage.
     
  3. chickenboy1

    chickenboy1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Should the swelling go down or how do I know it is working?
     
  4. jasonm11

    jasonm11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Tylan works quick, the swelling will be donw in days but make sure to treat for at least 5 or 6 days.
     
  5. chickenboy1

    chickenboy1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok I will but when I went up to my barn to give him the Tylan he was breathing wierd like you could hear a garrgle sound is that normal? And the swelling is still the same but it's only the second night
     
  6. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I usually use two needles, one I use (like an 18 guage) to suck the gunk out of the sinus, then I use a clean needle to draw the Tylan and inject right into the sinus.

    Editing to add that it does sound like a respiratory infection, Tylan usually works really good for that. Like Jason11 said, don't inject into the muscle, it can cause permanent damage.
     
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  7. chickenboy1

    chickenboy1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Where do I stick the needle to get all the stuff from the sinus?
     
  8. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I stick it right into the area that is swollen. If your turkey looks like the 'cheek' area is swollen, that is the sinus.
     
  9. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you use Tylan 200, it is much better than the 50 and you don't have to treat as much!
     
  10. GLBRWyans

    GLBRWyans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I inject Tylan beneath the skin not into the muscle . The breathing sound you were hearing was a (wet) sound . Sinuses or a respiratory infection . AS others have said Tylan is the best for that .
     
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