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How to get rid of gapeworms?

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I have already lost 3 chickens to resp. problems: coughing, sneezing, infected eyes, etc. I have given them everything I can think of. I've tried terramycin eye ointment, duramycin and sulmet in their water and tylan injections. This worked for most of the sick ones, but I have lost three so far. So, I thought I would try to worm them for gape worms (just incase). Does anyone know what kind of medication to use for this? Please help soon!

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Are you sure it's gapeworm?The eye thing sounds like a parasite.Gapeworm can be treated with a good wormer,ivemectin is a good one.I had eye issues with my birds and I treated them with metronidazole,you can get it from your vet.They want you to bring the bird in so they can check it.I told my vet that I read up on it and pheasants are way to flighty to bring in and he just perscribed it.It is a generic form of flagyl if you have any of that around.
In N.H.,Tony.

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Raising ornamental pheasants in temminick,saytr,eliot,swinhoe,mikado,lewis silver,impeyan,humes,brown eared,and grey peacock pheasant,diamond doves and cockatiels

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