How would I about worming my ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by xIndigoSkyx, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. xIndigoSkyx

    xIndigoSkyx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What should I do? What should I use?
     
  2. fisharescary

    fisharescary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our ducks get a simple oral wormer in a syringe from the Avian Vet (administered by us at home, a few days in a row). Apparently this should happen about every 6 months to keep the worm population down.

    Diatomaceous earth (food grade not pool stuff) is also sold as a general wormer. I don't know its effectiveness and have not used it yet for those purposes, but it is apparently safe to add to feed (up to 2% of the overall volume of feed). I think either way you should check with an avian vet on this one.
     

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