Aristopet Oral Antibiotic for Ornamental Birds 50 grams.
Is a broad spectrum antibiotic is designed for the treatment of bacteria enteritis and diseases caused by tetracycline sensitive organisms in birds.
Active Constituent : 200g / kg Tetracycline Hydrochloride equivelant to 184.8 g / kg of tetracycline.
Directions for Use : Not for use in food producing birds. Seek veterinary advice if psittacosis (chlamydia psittaci) infection is suspected or if birds do not respond to treatment within 5 days. Medicate the drinking water at the rate of 5g (1 measure) per 1 litre of water.
Freshly prepared medicated drinking water should be made available every 24 hours and should be the only source of drinking water during treatment. Treatment should be continued for 3 to 5 days, or until after the symptoms have disappeared. 100 ml of prepared solution will treat 20 small birds (canaries, finches, budgies,) or 4 large birds (parrots, cockatoos). Remove calcium supplement (cuttlefish, grit, nibbling blocks etc) for the duration of treatment as they reduce tetracycline absorbtion. Always read and follow this item's bottle before use.
Dosage and Administration: (Enclosed level spoon holds approximately 0.65g)
Administer either in drinking water OR by adding to food.
Parrots: 5.0g/L in water (1 level spoon per 125mL)
Finch/Pigeon: 2.5g/L (1 level spoon per 250mL)
All Ornamental Birds: 5.0g/Kg in dry food (1 level spoon per 125g_
All Ornamental Birds: 10.0g/Kg in Hand Rearing Food (2 level spoons per 125g)
Remove all sources of unmedicated water and prepare fresh solutions daily. Remove sources of grit and calcium for the duration of treatment. Supply medicated water for 5-7 days (Psittacosis 45 days) in glass, glazed or plastic containers.