Ivermectin injetable given orally?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by midnightpavo, Oct 16, 2014.

  1. midnightpavo

    midnightpavo New Egg

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    I have purchased ivermectin 1% for my pheasant who most likely has gape worm but they only had the injectable form. I hate to have to use a needle one her so I was wondering if there is any luck with giving it orally instead?
     
  2. Kevin hendricks

    Kevin hendricks Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, depending on size 2 or 3 drops from a syringe and needle into the mouth, you will have to hold the bird a open its mouth, be carefull with the needle as not to stick it in the birds eye
     
  3. midnightpavo

    midnightpavo New Egg

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    Oh my gosh thank you so much. I'm glad to hear that. I will be careful, I have administered different medicines to animals before orally.
     

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