Active ingredient: Oxytetracycline hydrochloride 10g/Kg. A broad spectrum antibiotic powder for treating respiratory and general bacterial conditions in caged birds. No prescription is required for this useful medication.
Broad spectrum antibiotic against a wide range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, certain rickettsia, chlamydia, actinomyces, mycoplasma, protozoa and some of the larger viruses. It acts by inhibition of proteins in the ribosomes of the bacteria. Oxytetracycline crosses most biological barriers in the body.
Diseases due to susceptible organisms in ornamental cage birds.
Avoid contact with the skin and eyes, and avoid inhaling dust.
Dosage and Administration:
CRD and bacterial enteritis dissolve 5g (1 rounded measure) in 50mL of water. Use this solution as the source of drinking water for the treated bird. Make up this solution fresh daily. Treat the bird for 3 - 5 days, or as directed by a veterinarian. 50mL of prepared solution will treat 2 large birds (parrots, cockatoos) or 10 small birds (canaries, finches, budgerigars).
Powder (fine, yellow, soluble): 100g, 1Kg