Brand Names:

Drug Type: Antibiotic

Penicillin (Procaine)

Penicillin (Procaine) is a type of antibiotic that is rarely in common day medicine for poultry due to availability of more effective drugs. Penicillin is mainly of benefit only for cases where birds are infected with Pasteurella spp. and some gram-positive organisms. Pasteurella spp. are commonly found in the oral cavity of dogs, cats and other canine and feline predators.
For wound infections, 1/2 cc for 3-5 days and for Cholera administering 3 cc by mouth four 3-5 days.| For waterfowl, 50,000 IU/kg IM
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Will decrease potassium levels in the blood (hypokalemia)
  • Amphotericin B : Renal damage and hypokalemia