I used to raise canaries, as many as 400 babies a year. They are a smaller bird, but, we used Ivermectin to worm them when it first came on the market. Injectable ivermectin is oil based and, does not blend well with water. People have even used the spray on Frontline. It was one squirt per canary. Not sure what one would do with a chicken. You are taking a chance if you use the injectable type. Use the pour on. It is much safer and does not separate. (Oil and water don't mix well.) There is way less chance of overdosing your birds when given orally. We also would catch each canary and put one drop of straight ivermectin (either pour on or injectable) under a wing. Never heard of one lost doing it this way, either. Somewhere I have the dosage for mixing the pour on with water and putting it in your drinkers. Yes, it is a good mixture for all birds. There was a pheasant raiser in our canary club who did his this way. I'll have to look for it, but it is here... I hope. The canaries have been gone for a while now, but I saved my notebook full of those important articles and notes.
I would feel much safer using the Safe Guard. I use the goat or cattle mixture for my dogs. It even gets the encysted round worms if you use it for 5 days in a row. Great stuff. Its real name is Panacur which takes a prescription to get. Too funny, right?
Edited by cooliechick - 10/2/15 at 8:26pm