Best wormer for a mixed flock?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by FowlPrincess, Aug 12, 2016.

  1. FowlPrincess

    FowlPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all,

    I have a mixed flock of ducks and chickens. I want to worm them but not sure what the best method/brand would be for a mixed flock. With a water based wormer, I worry the ducks would overdose! Any suggestions?

    Thanks,
    Gina
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I only have ducks, and don't plan to deworm them unless they test positive. I understand many people do this as part of their management, but it seems that for my ducks, having their stool tested periodically tells me if there is something that needs to be dealt with.

    I think you make a good point about the difference between dosing chickens and ducks.
     
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