Doxycycline HCL 4%
Parrots: 4 g in 400 mL (13.3 oz) drinking water
Pigeons: 4 g in 800 mL (26.6 oz) drinking water
Do not treat during cold wet conditions (birds drink very little). Use glass, stainless steel, or glazed pottery water drinkers (do not use terracotta, plastic, or galvanized metal). Do not place medicated water in direct sunlight. Shade or shelter containers.
Replenish water in the evenings, not mornings. This allows birds access to active medication before roosting and at first light. Psittavet may be made up and stored in the refrigerator for 7-10 days.
Do not mix other chemicals with Psittavet - it is a fragile chemical.
Other Applications Psittavet may be used wherever Doxycycline is indicated. Dogs, cats, rodents, and fish may develop Doxycycline responsive conditions. Check with your veterinarian. Psittacosis is a zoonoses (disease that affects animals and man).
Appropriate precautions should be be used when handling birds with psittacosis.
For treatment of psittacosis/ornithosis (caused by chlamydia psittaci) and other susceptible bacterial diseases in caged and aviary birds and pigeons by drinking water medication. Not for Human use.
Storage & Availability
Store below 30°C (room temperature).