Affordable Wormer

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Roy Rooster, Feb 14, 2012.

  1. Roy Rooster

    Roy Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi All,

    I am looking to worm my flock in the next few weeks. I have been told that Valbanzen is the
    best at getting all the worms. But frankly I just cannot afford it. [​IMG] Is there any other
    wormer out there that does well that is not as expensive?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. madamwlf

    madamwlf Nevermore Acres

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    The only cheap one is Wazine 17 but it does not get all worms. It's only good for round worms.
     
  3. Roy Rooster

    Roy Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How common are other worms? I only hear about round worms, leading me to think that they
    are the most common.
     
  4. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Safeguard will do everything Valbazen will do
    [​IMG]
     
  5. jspitzer221

    jspitzer221 Out Of The Brooder

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    Wazine 17 will work just fine if you can't afford Valbazen
     
  6. flowerchild59

    flowerchild59 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep in mind that valbazen is affordable for several reasons. It will last you multiple uses due to the fact that you use 1/2 cc per adult fowl.....think how many birds that bottle will treat. Can you split the bottle with another poultry lover? I also use it to worm my dog. Much more affordable than what the vet will charge.
     
  7. jspitzer221

    jspitzer221 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is very true
     
  8. Roy Rooster

    Roy Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, Thanks I will look into Safe-Guard. Thanks so much.
     
  9. Roy Rooster

    Roy Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is true, but coming up with $50 to purchase it right now when things are really tight is hard. I was hoping
    to do something like Wazine 17 now then in a few months worm again with Valbazen. That way I can at least
    get some of the worms right now. I guess Wazine is better than nothing.

    What you posted is true I just need to get a hold of the funds.
     
  10. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Are you seeing any worms? There are natural ways to prevent worms. If you do a search on it, you should be able to find it. Or maybe the person that posted it will see this post and post it.
     

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