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do ducks need to be dewormed?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by cedarcroft, Nov 13, 2011.

  1. cedarcroft

    cedarcroft Out Of The Brooder

    May 1, 2011
    my ducks run togtehr with chickens & turkeys. They are pekins and muscovy. Does anyone deworm ducks? thanks, ps.s when i dewormed my chickens & turkeys they were penned up separarte & the ducks were left to range free, so as to not ingest any wormy chicken or turkey poop. i'm scraping out and loosing the chickens & turkeys today so everyone will be running all together again.
  2. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

    Apr 19, 2009
    Fall Creek Falls TN
    I am not 100% sure on that one, but I worm all my birds at the same time so they get a dose anyway. I only do it once or twice a year- usually during fall moult when nobody is really laying anyway, since you can't eat the eggs for a while.
  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
    Quote:Thanks for posting this information.
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

    Oct 3, 2009
    Western N.C.
    Quote:Thanks for posting this information.

    X2, I always worm my ducks and goose when I worm my chickens mainly because they all drink out of the same buckets. and also use Epernix pour on on them too.

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