Because of the upcoming Jan.1, 2017, veterinary feed directive, Dr. Joe Alton has been getting a lot of questions about whether fish antibiotics will still be available. Here is his breaking article on the future of fish antibiotics. The bottom line is the FDA is placing priority on livestock antibiotics, not hobby fish and bird meds.
The Final Word
It is not often that I send you to another website to read an article but since I recently posted Joe Alton’s exclusive article on using fish antibiotics for survival purposes, this is timely.
In case you missed tit, here is a link: Why Store Fish Antibiotics For Survival?
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Bargain Bin: Below you will find links to the items related to today’s article as well as some of the emergency medical reference books and supplies that belong in every household first aid kit.
AMOXFIN (500mg/ 30Capsules): Read the review and decide for yourself. This is 100% pure amoxicillin, designed to keep your fishies healthy. There is also Fin Mox Forte (500mg/100 Capsules): but there are not as many reviews.
Thomas Labs Fish Mox Amoxicillin 100 Count 250mg Capsules: The prices on fish antibiotics from Wal-Mart are some of the best out there. 500mg capsules are available here and shipping is free.
Spark Naturals Essential Oils: These are what you need for the Cold & Flu Bomb: Melaleuca (Tea Tree), Oregano, and Shield Blend. Don’t forget a few roller bottles, too. And of course, be sure to use discount code BACKDOORSURVIVAL to receive a 10% discount on your order. If you prefer, there is also a Cold & Flu Bomb Kit.
Stretch Bandage Wrap, 1” 30 rolls: I first learned about self-adhesive bandages when my dog came home from the vet such a bandage wrapped around his leg. A light went off telling me I needed to add some to my first-aid kit. And so I did. This is a fantastic price and rivals the price at the farm supply. I rarely use old-fashioned band aids any more. You are going to love this stuff.
Quikclot Sport Brand Advanced Clotting Sponge: A must for any first aid or emergency kit, Quikclot Sport stops moderate to severe bleeding until further medical help is available.
CELOX First Aid Temporary Traumatic Wound Treatment, 10-Pack: These small packets of granules will stop bleeding within 30 seconds. To use, pour directly on a wound and apply pressure; it won’t sting or burn. Also safe for pets. I like that the small packets are portable.
Tincture of Benzoin: This is another one of those items I had never heard of. Its purpose is to hold a bandage or dressing in place.
Israeli Battle Dressing, 6-inch Compression Bandage: This is another inexpensive, yet critical item. Combat medics, trauma doctors, and emergency responders all recommend this Israeli Battle Dressing (IBD) for the treatment of gunshot wounds, puncture wounds, deep cuts, and other traumatic hemorrhagic injuries.
New-Skin Liquid Bandage, First Aid Liquid Antiseptic: I have been using New Skin for years. It is an antiseptic, invisible, flexible, and waterproof. It works.
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