Crop Needle 10 Gauge

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The Vetafarm Crop Needles were designed with 40 years of veterinary and nutritionist experience. These crop needles are made of high quality stainless steel in Australia to ensure safe, fast and accurate dosage.

Stainless steel medication and feeding crop needle is recommended for: Hand raising or emergency feeding/medication of birds and reptiles.

1. Hold the bird, with the tip of your thumb under the bottom bill. The bird should be comfortably restrained, do not use excess force. For large birds a towel around the bird’s body will aid restraint.
2. Allow the bird to bite the needle ball, then gently roll the ball over the tongue into the back of the mouth. Align the needle with your thumb.
3. Using a to-and-fro twirling motion gently pass the needle into the crop. The ball of the needle will be felt along your thumb as it moves into the crop.
4. Administer solution from attached syringe. Remove crop needle gently.
NOTE: Know the recommended volume to give by crop needle before administration.

There are 4 sizes available: 16 gauge, 14g, 12g, 10g & 8g.

16g suitable for: finches, canaries, budgies, cockatiels, peachfaces & small to medium parrots
14g suitable for: budgies, cockatiels, peachfaces & small to medium parrots
12g suitable for: cockatiels, peachfaces, small to medium parrots & lorikeets
10g suitable for: medium to large parrots & poultry
8g suitable for medium to large parrots & poultry