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Dosage?- HELP! Updated question!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by PoultryGirly, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. PoultryGirly

    PoultryGirly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi. Does anyone know the dosage of SafeGuard goat dewormer for chickens' and ducks' water? Thanks!
     
  2. dawg53

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    Dosage is 4cc's per gallon of water for 3 days. I dont recommend doing this though. You dont know if your birds will drink it, or drink enough of it to be effective. Also, they drink less in cooler temperatures. I highly recommend that you give it to them orally, that way you know they got properly dosed, no guesswork about it. Use a syringe without a needle and give it to them orally undiluted. Dosage is 1cc for giants, 3/4cc for large fowl, 1/2cc for standards, 1/4cc for smaller birds. Redose again in 10 days. There's a 14 day withdrawal period after last dosing. You can give the eggs to your dogs.
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    I do it per bird orally and I give it at 50mg/kg ( .5cc/kg) once and repeat in 10 days.

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  4. PoultryGirly

    PoultryGirly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I'm just going to give it to them in their water. It's okay to use as a preventative, right? It won't hurt the if they don't have worms?
     
  5. PoultryGirly

    PoultryGirly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, and how do I measure cc's?
     
  6. dawg53

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    cc's and ml's are the same measurements, if that helps any.
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    ml = cc. You can get some 1 cc/ml syringes from a pharmacy.
     
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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Safeguard (fenbendazole) is very safe and is used on cats, kittens, dogs, puppies, horses, foals, cattle, sheep, etc.
     
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    Warning - Do not use if any are molting!
     
  10. PoultryGirly

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    What will happen? I have one hen who is missing feathers on her back because of too much mating.
     

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