Have question about worming

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Yankee11, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. Yankee11

    Yankee11 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have about 13 chickens anywhere from 4 months to 6months old. None are laying yet. I have just been battling mites that made about 3 of them sick. They are doing much better now. Haven't had any medication for couple of days. Tylan 50 injections a couple of days ago cleared the respiratory problems.

    I want to worm them all. With them only being 4 to 6 months old should I still use the Wazine first and then the Ivomec a couple of weeks later. I would really like to use the Ivomec and get the worms and the mites/lice all together as quick as possible. I have dusted all of them with seven and treated the coop.

    I have a couple that look anemic to me. Pale faces but acting normal. I don't know if any of them have been wormed.

    I just don't think with them being this young that they could have a bad enough case of worms that I would have to use the Wazine first and wait 2 weeks.

    Thanks Steve
     
  2. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    If they look pale and anemic, I wouldn't risk it. Have you given them probiotics and vitamins as well?
     
  3. Yankee11

    Yankee11 Out Of The Brooder

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    I gave them yogurt yesterday and they have the electrolytes in their water today.

    So you think I should go ahead and do the wazine in the water first then wait about 10 days and then do the Ivormec drops on their back.

    Steve
     
  4. Billy Biscuit

    Billy Biscuit Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not going to claim to be an expert here as I'm really only researching my own worm dilemma, but I have read somewhere that tinned cat food is a good supplement to use sometimes as it has good levels of protein/fats and vitamins. A bit of a pick me up apparently. Only about a table spoon and cat food not dog food.
     

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