Walko Tablets


Yellow cardboard box, with black print and an image of a chick on front. Box contains a plastic pouch holding tablets. Paper Insert also included. 1 oz. av. 100 Tablets; 5 gr. each; price 60 cents.

Printed on box under picture of chick: "A valuable drinking water antiseptic for all poultry, to aid in preventing spread of disease through contaminated water."

On the back of the box: "Directions: For Baby Chicks, Turkeys, Ducks, and Geese, 2 tablets in each quart of drinking water. For Older Birds, 2 to 4 tablets in each quart of drinking water. As an external antiseptic for cleaning out the nostrils, eyes, etc., 12 tablets in a pint of water. To insure getting the medicine well into the nostrils the heads should be dipped."

Maker: Black Leaf Products

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Illinois, ChicagoAssociated Place: United States: Louisiana, Saint Martinville

Subject: Veterinary, Veterinary Products

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Credit Line: The Fournet Drugstore Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0475.913Catalog Number: 1985.0475.913Accession Number: 1985.04751985.0475

Object Name: OTC Preparationveterinary productObject Type: Veterinary Products

Physical Description: potassium permanganate, 40%; calcium sulfate, 40% (drug ingredients)cardboard (package material)plastic (tablet pouch material)Measurements: container: 9.3 cm x 6.2 cm x 1 cm; 3 11/16 in x 2 7/16 in x 3/8 inoverall: 3 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 9.525 cm x 6.35 cm x 1.27 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e1e0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_210203

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