fenbendazole crumble vs rooster booster wormer

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jk47, Jan 17, 2015.

  1. jk47

    jk47 Songster

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    which one should I use. the rooster booster is approved for lay hens
    and I cant tell if the fenbendazole is approved for lay hens or what the withdrawal is
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member 9 Years

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    Rooster Booster is given for 5 days. It is an effective wormer, but how do you know your birds have eaten enough of it to be effective, especially birds that are lower in the pecking order? It has a 3 day slaughter withdrawal and no egg withdrawal.
    Fenbendazole has been proven a safe wormer in poultry. I use Safeguard liquid goat wormer and administer it orally to each chicken. That way I know each chicken got properly wormed, no guesswork about it. Normally there's a 14 day withdrawal period after using fenbendazole.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3814008
     
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2015

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