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were can i get the medicine for moniliasis

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were can i get the medicine for moniliasis
Submitted: 1 year ago via AvianWeb.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 1 year ago.
Hello, I'm Dr. Bob.
Do you mean that you want treat Kota for moniliasis? What part of her body is affected, her mouth, crop or both?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

yes please. her corp

Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 1 year ago.
Okay, thank you Maria.The treatment for moniliasis, more commonly called "thrush" is first to isolate the affected bird or birds, clean and disinfect the feeders and waterers with one half cup of Clorox per gallon of water. Flush her with Epsom salts by dissolving 1 teaspoon of Epsom salt in 1/2 cup water, and squirting this mixture down the bird's throat twice daily for 3 days. After flushing her, either nystatin can be given in the feed at 200,000 IU/kg in soft food like oatmeal or scrambled eggs for 7 to 14 days, or in the drinking water at 100,000 IU/Liter, or copper sulfate (also called "powdered bluestone) can be used at 1/2 teaspoon per gallon of drinking water, every other day for 7 days. Use a plastic water dish if you go with the copper sulfate treatment as the chemical reacts with galvanized metal. You should be able to buy either of these medications from you local farm or feed supply store, or any veterinarian can order them for you as well. Moniliasis is a fungal type of disease, and fungus has become resistant to many medications, so persistence may be needed to beat this problem. If you should have any more questions, please let me know.
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