Gape Worm, treating

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Tricia's Triple Z, Feb 12, 2009.

  1. Tricia's Triple Z

    Tricia's Triple Z Out Of The Brooder

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    I have Fenbendazole, I can't find the dosage. I thought that it was 1/4-1/2 cc. I'm not sure if I should treat the whole flock (17 birds) I also have heard that it wont hurt them it they are wormed and there is no withdrawal. Any input? Thanks
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    There is a withdrawal for that product. I'm not sure how long, maybe two weeks. How do you know they have gapeworm? Did you look down the throats and see the y-shaped male and female worm? I ask because it's not a common worm for them to have. ARe they eating straw? That gets stuck in the throat at times and causes them to sort of gag.
     

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