Help calculating gapeworm oral dosage using 22.2% Safeguard canine granules?

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Looking for some guidance on treating my birds for confirmed heavy gapeworm infestation. I have the Safeguard Canine 3 day packets, 22.2% strength. It is typically recommended to be mixed in with food, but I’d rather administer as an oral solution so I can make sure each bird is getting the needed amount.
Can someone help me do the math of how much powder to water ratio I should mix? I’ll be treating weight ranges from 3 month chicks to 8-10 lb roosters.
 

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It would be easier to just get the 10% SafeGuard Horse Paste or the Liquid Goat Wormer. Give 0.25 ml (1/4 ml) of one of those per pound of weight once a day to each bird for 5 consecutive days. Giving in the feed is much less reliable for accuracy.
 

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The feed stores near me didn’t have the other types in stock, I have some being shipped in but wanted to see if I can use the canine granules in the interim.
I don’t want to mix with feed; I’m trying to see if I can mix with water for an oral solution.
 

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