How young to worm with Ivomec?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by pennie, Jun 21, 2008.

  1. pennie

    pennie In the Brooder

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    Jun 17, 2008
    I have 2, 5 wk old bantams (one Cochin and one Brahma). I am worming the rest of the chickens tomorrow, but how old should they be before I start with the little ones. And also what dosage?

    Pennie
     
  2. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    I don't worm mine until they are 6 months old and they are close to adult size. I don't know if babies would need wormed that soon. Maybe someone on here does and can help you out.
     
  3. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Songster

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    Quote:OK , call me a dummy but I had no idea that we had to worm our chickens . We have 29 teens about 12 - 13 weeks old ( some are plmouth Rocks , Austrolourps and Rhode Island Reds .

    We also have 3 full grown Laying hens RIR's , 3 others that are fixing to stay laying , and one bantam . PLEASE ADVISE ME
     
  4. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    I worm my birds twice a year with Ivomex. Plus Ivomex is good to keep mites & lice off your birds.
    Here is the website with instructions & some information.

    http://shilala.homestead.com/ivomec.html
     

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