Ivermectin safe for use on coturnix?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by sammit, Dec 17, 2013.

  1. sammit

    sammit Out Of The Brooder

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    is ivermectin safe for use on coturnix quails? i have a few that are acting like they have gape worms. ive seen the dose at 1 drop for old english game bantams but would that one drop work on quail as well? im looking at getting the pour on instead of the water based wormers
     
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  3. sammit

    sammit Out Of The Brooder

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    i havent noticed any mouldy feed or litter but in saying that it has been very humid here and raining heavily on and off for several weeks.

    i still need to worm them as they are outside on deep litter in a pen.
     
  4. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ivermectin is fine for quail, I have used it in the past on them with no probs, if you suspect gapeworm a drop in the mouth of each bird should work.
     

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