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Horse wormer for chickens? PLZ Help!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mysweetgypsy, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. mysweetgypsy

    mysweetgypsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I need to worm my crew. At least I'm hoping it will help with some health issues we have going on. [​IMG] So what horse wormer can I get that will be a broad spectrum chicken wormer? Ivermectin, fenbendezol(sp)? I just want to kill as much as I can in one shot [​IMG] And whichever you suggest please tell me how you administer it. I'm heading to the store ASAP! I've gone through several different treatments in the last couple days to save a hen, who is not getting better, this is my last trip to the store, sigh. Wish her luck [​IMG]
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Do a search on here for valbazen. You will find a lot of threads on it.
     
  3. mysweetgypsy

    mysweetgypsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have seen that mentioned several times, but I can't find it anywhere locally. I found Wazine and was using that, but after reading several threads, realize it's almost useless. There is a wide array of horse wormers here, so I'm hoping someone can help me with this. Thanks!
     
  4. hennyannie

    hennyannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know Valley Vet was running a special on valbazen last week, free shipping or some thing.
     
  5. mysweetgypsy

    mysweetgypsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess I'm looking for something I can use today! I read a thread that mentioned a hen that was necropsied and her illness/death was complicated by an infestation of worms, even though the owner used a natural wormer. So I guess I'm getting desperate, this hen only has a day or two left. Either I figure this out today or she's done. [​IMG]
     
  6. remuda1

    remuda1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Valbazen is albendazole. Just find a wormer with that as it's active ingredient.
     
  7. TexasToucan

    TexasToucan Out Of The Brooder

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    You can get Safeguard or Panacur tube horse wormer at most feed stores or Tractor Supply Stores. Use a pea size dollop and put it on their tongue so they swallow it. Redo in 10 days.
     
  8. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    In addition to Safeguard and Panacur equine pastes, Zimectrin Gold is another wormer that can be used. Like the Safeguard and Panacur pastes, Z-Gold dosage is a "pea" size amount given orally. Redose in 10 days. There's a 24 day withdrawal start to finsh period with all the wormers mentioned here.
     
  9. jlbfarm

    jlbfarm New Egg

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    This will sound stupid but is that 24 day withdrawal go for the eggs too or just if you were to butcher the chicken?
     
  10. dawg53

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