Ivermectin pour on

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by azhenhouse, May 17, 2011.

  1. azhenhouse

    azhenhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 12, 2010
    North Eastern Arizona
    I called our local feed store, and they said they have ivermectin for horses. Is this the same one used on chickens. It's not pour on, but something you put in the horses mouth. IDK?
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Quote:Most likely it's a paste. Dosage would be a "pea" sized amount given to each chicken orally. Your feed store might have Safeguard equine paste (fenbendazole)...if they do, I recommend that you purchase that instead. It is more safe to use on chickens than ivermectin paste. Dosage is a "pea" size amount given to each chicken orally. With either wormer, you would need to repeat worming in 10 days. The withdrawal period is a grand total of 24 days.
    Last edited: May 17, 2011
  3. WallTenters

    WallTenters Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 16, 2010
    Sweet Home, OR
    The pour-on is for cattle. Check another feed store. Or, go with the horse stuff, but the cost is much more and it's harder and messier to administer I think.

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