CONFUSED ON Ivermectin pour-on!! Help please

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sonew123, Oct 29, 2009.

  1. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    OK I know I need to order this stuff this week-to apply before I leave for vacation. My dilemma is how much to order and whats a good price I see it in gallon sizes-250 ml sizes-cheap prices expensive prices etc...Can someone who is very familiar using this product tell me exactly how much to order and maybe post a photo of what the bottle looks like for all to see. I have 45 chickens most standard but I do also have silkies-thank you so much in advance~
     
  2. cicene mete

    cicene mete Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get the pour on for cattle (5mg). 250 mL will be plenty, as you will only be using between one and five drops out of a syringe (extremely small amounts). I'll see if I can find the other thread describes dosage.
     
  3. cicene mete

    cicene mete Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are BYC member Threehorse's directions:
    On the ivermectin pour on, I use 1 drop for a small OE hen sized bantam, 2 drops for an OE male to a regular small bantam, 3 drops for an average bantam or very small commercial hen, 4 drops for an average adult chicken or small large-breed hen, 5 drops for a large large-fowl bird, and 6 drops for giant breeds, a large bird. That's the blue "ivermectin" not any other '-ectin'.

    I use a 3 cc syringe with a 25g needle. I of course don't inject, but I find the needle makes a very precise size of drop and allows me to place it better. I hold the syringe horizontally in case the chicken hops up so I don't poke it. Then you just have to find a very naked spot on their skin - between their shoulders or at the back of their neck works best for me. If you get it on any fluff, it will absorb into the fluff at lightening speed and then you don't know if they get it or not. So aim for very bald skin on their main body.​
     
  4. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    I use the injectible. 1.5 ccs per gallon of water for 24 hours only.
     
  5. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Thanks guys!! oh and how much should I pay ...around?? for a 250 ml bottle-theres big price differences on the net!
     
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  6. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    The small bottle (50ml) of the injectible was around $30.00, last time I bought it. I think that was about a year and a half ago.
     
  7. Freebie

    Freebie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pips&peeps :

    I use the injectible. 1.5 ccs per gallon of water for 24 hours only.

    So, you put the injectible in the water that they drink? But only for 24 hours? Is that correct? You don't actually inject them? I just wondered if I was reading that right.​
     
  8. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    yep........... [​IMG]
     
  9. guineaman

    guineaman Out Of The Brooder

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    ;)jeffers livestock has iver-on 250ml on sale for 19.95
     
  10. scarter

    scarter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the black label for cattle/ swine.
    Can that one be used in water? AND
    How long after until you can eat the eggs again.
     

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