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How do you WORM birds?! (NOT just Quail)

Discussion in 'Quail' started by chickenwhisperer123, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

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    I was reading a post earlier about quail, and that they need to be dewormed.

    So of course that got me thinkin'...

    So heres my questions...


    What do you worm them (all birds: chickens, quail, ducks, pheasants) with?

    How Much?

    How often?

    HOW?! [​IMG]


    I guess I never really thought about it, but have no idea how to worm a bird...


    I have chickens, ducks, pheasants, guineas, and quail, and would like to get peafowl in the spring.


    Any help would be appreciated!

    Jason
     

  2. Preservation Acres

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    Hey Jason,

    It's very easy. The name brand isn't coming to me right now, but go to TSC and pick up a bottle of "worming medication" and follow the directions. You just put it in their water for 24 hours then dump it out and repeat one month later. After the initial two months, go to an every 6 month routine.

    That's all there is to it.

    Good luck,
    Jerry
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Crowing

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    Piperazine Is The Med. And Just Like The Other Post Says Do It And Then Repeat In 1 Month Then Some Do Every 3 Mos, Some Do Every 6 Mos And Even Others Once A Year...
     
  4. chickenwhisperer123

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    Can ducks have it too?


    Are the mixing instructions on the package?



    Thanks for all the replies, its alot easier than I thought!! [​IMG]
     
  5. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Crowing

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    Not Sure About Ducks But It Should Say On The Package And Yes It Will Have Instructions On It.
     
  6. chickenwhisperer123

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    Thanks SOOO much everyone!!

    I think thats all (for now)
     
  7. kingmt

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    Do a search on red pepper on here. There is a few topics on useing it as a worm preventive.
     

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