Oral solution "Baytril" 10% - instructions for use

Today we will talk about such a drug as "Baytril", which is widely used in veterinary medicine. It is used to treat mycoplasmosis and bacterial infections of domesticated birds. In this article you will learn about the main characteristics of this tool.

  • Description, composition and release form of the drug
  • Pharmacological properties
  • Indications for use
  • Doses and method of use
  • Toxicology, limitations and contraindications
  • special instructions
  • Shelf life and storage conditions

Description, composition and release form of the drug

The drug contains 25 g of enrofloxacin. This solution has a light yellow color. It is an anti-infective drug that is administered by the oral route.

Available medication in 1 ml or 10 ml ampoules. In their box can be from 10 to 50 pieces.

The carton has a label with the name of the manufacturer, the address of the organization and the trademark, the name and purpose of the product, the composition and quantity of the drug. Also indicated are the method of use, date of manufacture, shelf life and storage conditions.

Pharmacological properties

The medication contains enrofloxacin, which penetrates into the DNA gyrase of bacteria and disrupts the replication process.As a result microorganisms can no longer reproduce. This component quickly wilts in the blood and organs of the body and remains in the body of the animal for 7 hours. Residues are excreted in animal feces.

"Baytril" 10% can be used to treat rabbits, calves, domestic chickens and pigeons.

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Indications for use

"Baytril" is used to treat birds and animals from The following bacteria and microorganisms:

  • hemophilus;
  • staphylococcus;
  • mycoplasma;
  • pseudomonads;
  • protea;
  • esherichia;
  • salmonella;
  • bordetella;
  • pasteurella;
  • clostridia;
  • corynebacteria;
  • campylobacter.

Doses and method of use

Now let's talk about how to dilute and apply "Baytril" 10%.

In cases of salmonellosis, it can be applied to poults, broilers, chickens and chickens. Poults under the age of 3 weeks should be given 0.5 g of the drug per 1 liter of water.

Chickens under the age of 5 weeks - 0.5 g of product per 1 liter of water.

Poults and broilers at 3 weeks old give 0.10 ml per liter of water.

Important! This drug should not be given to laying hens.

Baytril is also used to treat pigeons. The daily dose for birds is 5 mg of the drug, which is determined based on the weight of the pigeon (approximately 330 g).

For rabbits, the feeding course lasts a week. The drug is given twice a day, 1 ml per 10 kg of animal weight.

For parrots, it is necessary to dilute 0.25 ml of the drug in 50 ml of water. You need to give the drug for 5 days, changing the water daily.

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For piglets, dilute 7.5 ml per 100 kg of animal weight in 100 l of water and give to animals once.

"Baytril" is also suitable for the treatment of calves. The drug is diluted in 100 liters of water at a dose of 2.5 ml per 100 kg of animal weight. Give it once a day. The course of treatment is 5 days.

Toxicology, limitations and contraindications

"Baytril" with the wrong dosage can cause short-term dysfunction of the gastrointestinal tract.

Important! Baytril should not be given to pregnant animals.

The remedy is contraindicated:

  • birds and cattle with hypersensitivity to the components of the drug;
  • puppies and kittens;
  • animals with impaired cartilage tissue;
  • feeding cattle;
  • birds and animals with impaired nervous system.
In addition, the solution should not be mixed with chloramphenicol, tetracycline, theophylline, macrolides and chloramphenicol, as well as used after Marek's vaccination. Not recommended for the treatment of streptococci.

special instructions

11 days after the last use of the medicament, we recommend slaughtering the bird. If you spent it before the deadline, the meat should be disposed of.

Shelf life and storage conditions

The drug should be kept out of the reach of children, at temperatures up to 25 ° C.

The drug remains up to 3 years. After opening the tool can be used for another two weeks.

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Now, after reading our little instructions, you know how to give Baitril to chickens, rabbits, parrots, pigs, calves and pigeons.