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ivermectin question

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by gingin, Nov 11, 2010.

  1. gingin

    gingin In the Brooder

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    beautiful vermont
    I have wormed with wazine and am ready to do a follow-up worming with ivermectin.... but my small animal vet (not avian) told me that ivermectin does not enter the tissues and will only deal with pests on the skin, not internally. I am hoping it will handle some internal worms as well, am I wrong?

    Is my vet mistaken, because I know a lot of the advice here is to use ivermectin as a follow-up to wazine?

    Thanks,
    gin-gin
     

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Quote:Ivermectin pour on is a cattle wormer and is absorbed through the skin into the bloodstream. This is how it kills worms as well as lice and mites.
     
  3. gingin

    gingin In the Brooder

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    Thank you dawg, I appreciate your reply.
     

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