Deworming question....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by LittleBoPeep1, Apr 11, 2019.

  1. LittleBoPeep1

    LittleBoPeep1 Songster

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    Hello,
    I am getting a new rooster for my established flock and was hoping to deworm him for internal parasites so that my hens don’t get infected (just to be safe). I have some Panacure (fenbendazole) paste that I could give at a very low dose as well as some injectable ivermectin. Any suggestion or recommendations would be very appreciated!
     
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Puppy Dreaming

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  3. LittleBoPeep1

    LittleBoPeep1 Songster

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    Thanks!
     
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  4. Happy Quack

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    Try asking your vet.
     
  5. LittleBoPeep1

    LittleBoPeep1 Songster

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    No vets in my area work with small flicks of chickens:( I will still ask though....
     
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  6. Fishkeeper

    Fishkeeper Crowing

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    You don't need a vet in your area. Just a vet, period, who answers phone calls. Find an avian vet online and call them to ask.
     
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  7. Wyorp Rock

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    Hopefully you plan on keeping the new rooster quarantined for 30days for observation?

    If you decide to worm him, I would use the Panacur or get some Safeguard liquid goat wormer.
    Check him for lice/mites.
    Observe him for any respiratory symptoms - coughing, sneezing, snicking, wheezing, runny nose or mucous, watery or bubbly eyes - any of those symptoms don't add him to your flock at all.
     
  8. LittleBoPeep1

    LittleBoPeep1 Songster

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    Thank you @Wyorp Rock. I do plan on keeping him quarantined:) When you say panacure, do you mean the horse dewormer version of panacure that is in paste form?
     
  9. Wyorp Rock

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    You said you had Panacur (fenbendazole) paste or Ivermectin - and asked which one to use...I said I would use the Panacur?! You have paste correct?
     
  10. LittleBoPeep1

    LittleBoPeep1 Songster

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    Yes I have the paste. I was thinking of giving him a pea sized amount orally... hopefully that should work:)
     

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