A visitor from the UK looking for advice about new pea ownership

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by new 2 pfowl, Feb 26, 2016.

  1. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    Glad you made it here Marie!

    @casportpony : Is this the product you mentioned: http://www.hyperdrug.co.uk/Flubenvet-1-Medicated-Premixture-60g/productinfo/FLUBMP1/
    I'm guessing that some dosing advice may be needed...

    @Trefoil is recommending that you feed them a gamebird mix that you would find at the feed store (it looks like this might be called "game feed" in the UK), or some diet that works out to about 20% protein.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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  3. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you so much @Yorkshire coop , great information!
     
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    marie1975 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi thank you yes I made it your know wormer wher can I get it from in uk safeguard only USA I think is safeguard 10% same as panacure 10% does anyone know or what do I worm peacocks with please thank you
     
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    marie1975 Out Of The Brooder

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    That's only 1% it says give peacocks safeguard 10%so I no understand what do I give my peacocks
     
  6. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    Can you help her with the dosage @Yorkshire coop ?
    Or perhaps @casportpony , if you are familiar with flubendazole?
    I see that the packaging says 1 gram of Flubenvet contains 10 mg flubendazole...

    Marie, are your peas full grown, and can you weigh them? This information will help with figuring out wormer dosage.
     
  7. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Flubenvet is a wormer to add to feed although it does not stick very well. Adding a tad of olive oil helps to stick it to the feed. For easy sake it's about 1/2 teaspoon to 2 kg of feed for a week. That's recomended for large chickens so I would say at least double that for a pea to 1 tablespoon. It's not an acurate measured way to worm but it's hard to overdose them on flubendazole ~


    Acute Toxicity and Tolerance of Flubendazole

    LD50 acute, rats, p.o. >5000 mg/kg
    LD50 acute, mice, p.o. >5000 mg/kg
    LD50 acute, chicken, p.o. >640 mg/kg
    Safety margin in swine >20
    In dogs, daily doses of 10 and 40 mg/kg 6 days a week during 3 weeks prostatic hypoplasia (reduced development) and congestion of cauda of the epididymis were observed in all males.
    Broiler breeder pullets treated with flubendazole at 60, 80 and 120 mg/kg mixed in the feed during 7 days showed no toxic symptoms, excepting a lower hematocrit value and lower red cell count in the highest-dose group.
    In pregnant sows treated at 8 mg/kg/day mixed in the feed from the day of mating after farrowing no significant abnormalities were found in the born piglets. The same was found after treatment at 50 mg/kg/day mixed in the feed from the day of mating until day 70 of pregnancy.
    As a general rule dogs, cats and livestock tolerate flubendazole very well, usually without adverse drug reactions.
    Toxic Symptoms caused by Flubendazole Poisoning

    As a general rule, poisoning with flubendazole is quite unusual, due to its low toxicity, the high safety margins and the fact that most species tolerate it very well.
     
  8. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    Just an idea to try and make thing easier for us, try to find some wormers in your area and take pictures of everything on it. Then we might be able to find some answers and possible wormer that will work.
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    That is the wormer I mentioned. One can also use Panacur paste for rabbits (need to look up dose instructions) or Panacur paste for horses. Horse paste dose is 0.23 ml per pound orally for five days.

    -Kathy
     
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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Can you take a picture Of the poop?

    -Kathy
     

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