Goat worming Question

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by critterluv, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. critterluv

    critterluv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    Can goats be wormed with Ivermectin injectiable 1%.
    If so how and how much.
    Thanks Connie
     
  2. pipermark

    pipermark Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2007
    Arkansas
    I know the answer is yes, because that is what my vet told me to give them, but you give it to them orally.
     
  3. flopshot

    flopshot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i use the pelleted wormer. easy to dose.
     
  4. Skyesrocket

    Skyesrocket Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    I use the ivomec 1% injectible for cattle and swine. For goats it's given orally 1ml per 50 pounds. Or 1cc per 34 pounds.
    I'm not a vet, so check online at some of the goat sites for dosage. This is what has worked well for me over the years.
     
  5. pipermark

    pipermark Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2007
    Arkansas
    Research :
    # Goat dose: Oral

    * 1 ml per 50 pounds- given orally.
    * Some people are now using 1cc per 34 lbs with good success. This is 3X the label dose.

    The above seem to be the most agreed upon dosage.
     
  6. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

    Nov 16, 2007
    San Antonio TX
    I use it, I also inject it, I don't dose orally anymore-too many goats to dose= a really high wormer bill...

    1 cc per 85#'s. It stings-a lot- but they get over it quickly, less than a minute of hoof stamping and I haven't had ANY with the vaccine site cysts that they used to get when I used CD/T (we don't vaccinate for that anymore, haven't for quite a few years. We DO keep the anti-toxin on hand, but so far have never had to use it.).
     
  7. critterluv

    critterluv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone.
    ksacres do you inject into muscle or under skin?
     
  8. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

    Nov 16, 2007
    San Antonio TX
    Under the skin. Whenever possible I do sub-q.
     

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