Ivermectin or fenbendazole paste for Gape Worm

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Molbaygun, Aug 31, 2010.

  1. Molbaygun

    Molbaygun Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 4, 2008
    New Milford, CT
    My seabright banty roo has gape worm. Every post I read is different. First I read to use fenbendazole paste now I'm reading to use Ivermectin! I've treated for 2 days with fenbendazole paste. He does not seem to be getting any better and I am seriously thinking I will lose him soon. What is the right thing to use and when do you typically see results!! I am desperate! Can I dose him with the Ivermectin if that's what he needs? HELP!
  2. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Ivermectin pour on will kill gapeworm...3 drops on bare skin, on the back of the neck. To check for gapeworm; use a Q-tip and gently stick it one inch down its throat, gently swab and pull it out. If you see a red in color "Y" shaped worm(s) on the Q-tip...you'll have your answer.
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  4. Glos Girls

    Glos Girls Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2014

    Wondering, does anyone know if this would be the only dose needed? I noticed dawg53 has not been on here for quite awhile.

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