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What is the dosage of doxycycline needed 30 gram parakeet

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what is the dosage of doxycycline needed for a 30 gram parakeet with a respiratory infection
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Bird Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 2 years ago.
I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. I dose doxycycline to parakeets at a dose of 25 mg/kg twice daily. 30 grams = .03 kg
0.03 kg x 25 mg/kg = 0.75 mg twice daily. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 2 years ago.
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Charles. How is everything going?

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