Confirmation of Albendazole solution for eye worm and worms residing in digestive worms.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Luckybaby, Nov 27, 2014.

  1. Luckybaby

    Luckybaby Chirping

    Mar 11, 2014
    I bought 500ml of Valbazen oral suspension. It contains 113.6mg/ml of albendazole.

    I read it somewhere about mixing equal parts of water and valbazen. So, if I put 0.5ml of valbazen, I should also mix it with 0.5ml of water?

    Also, I read that I should does them 20mg of albendazole per kg of body weight. So if my chicken is 1 pound I should give about 0.08ml of valbazen?

    1kg= 2.20462 lbs. 20/2.20462= 9.072
    9.072(x)=y x(weight in pounds)/ y(mg of albendazole)

    y/113.6=Z z(ml of valbazen) Z=0.08ml

    I really don't want to under dose them, since the worms will become resistant to it. Also, I don't want to overdose them, with an amount that can be detrimental to their health. What is the toxicity level of albendazole on chickens?
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Crossing the Road

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    It only has to be diluted half with water when applying it to the eye, not given orally. It is very safe to use for instance if you accidentally give them a double dose. Generally giving 0.1 ml (or 1/10 ml) per pound is what I would give. Some would use the formula 1/8 ml for chicks and bantams, 1/4 ml for smaller standard chickens, 1/2 ml for standards, and 3/4 ml for larger birds. You must give a dose in the eye (diluted) then give a dose orally, and repeat in 10 days. Hopefully this is not confusing. Dawg53 has many posts on BYC referring to that.

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