Ivermectin Experiment

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  1. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Noticed just now that this hen has eye lice, so decided to take to pictures and video before treating with ivermectin.
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    She is a 2015 peahen that weighs 3.2 kg and was given 0.15 ml of 1.87% ivermectin paste, which works out to ~0.9 mg/kg.

    This is a picture someone sent to me. Bird was treated with ivermectin and lice disappeared.
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    -Kathy

     
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  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    What breed is this?
    I assume you will update with dosage and application details?
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    My bad! She is a 2015 peahen that weighs 3.2 kg and was given 0.15 ml of 1.87% ivermectin paste, which works out to ~0.9 mg/kg.

    -Kathy
     
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  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    About to try it again on a chicken, but this time I will give less.

    -Kathy
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    So...what were the results with the peahen?
    ...or is it too soon to tell?
     
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  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    My bad again... All lice gone in 24-48 hours.

    -Kathy
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Next experiment...

    Going to mix some amount of injectable in water, then tube that water and see if it treats lice.

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  8. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Lice are back?
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Not on the ones treated. This experiment is to figure out how water soluble the ivermectin is. Just need to find something that has lice. [​IMG]

    -Kathy
     
  10. pennylane13

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    How are you administering it? Orally?
     

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