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Re: Administer it with a small syringe....


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Posted by bobl on January 24, 2003 at 07:18:24:

In Reply to: Re: Administer it with a small syringe.... posted by stevebinnig on January 23, 2003 at 19:34:47:

:Bobby,
: Be aware that there is mixed opinion regarding dosing a food animal with flagyl. Our vets at Philly Zoo don't feel like it's real effective. Also, if you go to herp swaps, you might see a stainless steel extension for a syringe. It has a polished ball on the end. You can run it safely down nearly any herp's throat and it makes it easy to medicate by yourself. You can also find them on-line.
:Good Luck,
:Steve B.

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Steve,

I don't see why it wouldn't work, especially when I injected it under the skin and not in the muscle or body cavity.
I'll have them tested after treatment to make sure though.
I've seen the devices you mention and if worst comes to worst I'll go that way, but I like to avoid having to do that until I have to do it that way.
Thanks for the info Steve.

Bobby




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