do any of you use ivermectin paste (horse type) to worm turkeys?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by patandchickens, Sep 20, 2009.

  1. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

    Apr 20, 2007
    Ontario, Canada
    I would like to worm the new pair but rather than buying a whole new thingie of ivomec it would be real convenient if I could use the ivermectin paste I worm my horses with (they are about due anyhow, and when I've used this for chickens the chickens get such an infinitesimal dab it doesn't really cut into what the horses get).

    Do any of you do this, and what size blob woudl be appropriate for a not-full-grown Ridley strain bronze?

    Thanks for any info,

  2. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

    May 24, 2008
    Southeast Arkansas
    I have never done it. If no one knows the dosage, you would have to figure the liquid dosage, and then calculate by weight, but you would need a little gram scale to weigh it.

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