Are you suppose to give pigeons wormer?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by pringle, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. pringle

    pringle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Pepperell,MA
    Hey,I have been researching alot for the pigeons im getting in the spring but have been getting a little info on worming them.Is it true that you have to worm them?What kind of wormer and were can I get it?Any other meds im suppose to give them?Thanks
     
  2. sport14692

    sport14692 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check out Foy's pigeon supply, they have a list of items for all the meds you need
     
  3. Blue Capuchine

    Blue Capuchine Out Of The Brooder

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    The best to use is a drop of Ivermectin cattle wormer down the throat.
     
  4. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since Ivomectrin is so expensive, I use Wazine, which I find at Tractor Supply. It doesn't treat all the worms, unfortunately, but it does hit some of them. When I get the money, I would like to order something better.
     
  5. pringle

    pringle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Pepperell,MA
    All right thanks,I was reading this book and it said that I should keep a pair of pigeons in a seperate breeding box so they can raise there babies in it.Must I do this or can I just keep them in a normal loft with seperate nest bowls and such?
     
  6. Blue Capuchine

    Blue Capuchine Out Of The Brooder

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    I raise them both ways. Some pairs do better in open lofts and some do better by there selfs.
     

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