Ivermectin Vs. Wazine?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CHIC, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. CHIC

    CHIC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I have got to give my birds one or the other. Which do you recommend? I don't wanna wait 2 weeks to eat the eggs but is Wazine as effective?
     
  2. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Ivermectin= 2 week wait, gets many types of worms- not tapeworm
    Eprinex= no wait, gets many types of worms- not tapeworm
    Piperazine= 2 week wait, ONLY gets roundworms

    It's confusing, but sometimes it also depends on what you can get locally.
     
  3. CHIC

    CHIC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey girlie, didn't wanna keep bugging you lol. Thanks for helping me so much!
     
  4. mypicklebird

    mypicklebird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Eprinex is an Avermectin, as is Ivermectin. Where do you get your information about waiting? The med is for cattle with a no milk/meat withdrawal time, which does not necessarily translate to eggs & layers.


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  5. DragonFeathers

    DragonFeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ivermectrin pour on 1/2 cc per adult bird, never waited to use eggs.
     
  6. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

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    I just used Eprinex on my chickens. Just to be safe, I am waiting 2 weeks.
     
  7. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Ivermectin is used to treat worms in humans so I don't see why there'd be a wait to eat eggs or chickens?
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I do not wait to eat the eggs with Eprinex. To my way of thinking, I'd say the "no withdrawal" does translate to eggs since it's not an issue with milk and meat, however, whatever folks feel comfortable with is up to them.

    I think Wazine is only good if you know for sure they have roundworms. Otherwise, I'd use a more broad spectrum wormer.
     

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