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I used ivomec eprinex pour on. I treated twice a week apart. I have always fed nutrena nature wise. They get some scratch and fruits and veggies. I give them Greek yogurt sometimes. She used to not eat it but now does. She seems to be higher up in the pecking order, I have seen her pick on on other but not really be picked on.
I was thinking of doing a bath, what would be the best way. Would putting her under a heat lamp be enough to keep her warm?
From what some of the experts on BYC say, Ivomec Eprinex is not a very good wormer to use any more since the worms have built up a resistance to it from overuse as a mite killer. You might try Safe-guard Goat Wormer or Valbazen--both are very good. I would cut the poopy feathers off and just wash her vent area. She may have just worms or a fungal infection called vent gleet. Here is some info:http://www.tillysnest.com/2012/12/vent-gleet-prevention-and-treatment.html
Yes, mycostatin or monistat cream, as well as sulfur-based creams such as Nustock from the feed store. Sulfur is an antifungal. Give her some probiotics or plain yogurt, too. Valbazen and Safe-guard withdrawal time is 14 days, but wormer should be repeated in 10 days, so total withdrawal is 24 days.