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Moxidectin(Quest) wormer

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Kenneth Flippen, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. Kenneth Flippen

    Kenneth Flippen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it suitable for chickens? for pigeons I have read to mix the quest horse wormer 1 tube for 8gal of water and leave it for 24hrs supposed to get everything but tapes I figured chickens would be OK since they are both poultry but I wanted to check first


    Kenneth Flippen
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Quote:I'm familiar with Quest Plus gel moxidectin/praziquantel. It's equine paste. Dosage for chickens is a small "pea" size amount for each chicken given orally. I've never heard of it being mixed in water and could possibly reduce its effectiveness, if it's the same product you're referring to. For pigeons, I'd only give them a "BB" size amount orally.
     
  3. Kenneth Flippen

    Kenneth Flippen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK thanks I don't have enough Ivermectin on hand and it'll be a couple of weeks before I order it(to high at the feed stores) my only other option locally that I'm aware of is Wazine which I'm not a big fan of


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  4. dawg53

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    Quote:Why not use the Quest Plus if you have it? It has praziquantel in it and it'll kill tapeworms as well as many other types of worms. Use the wazine first to get rid of roundworms, then 10 days later use the Quest Plus. If you dont have it, use Safeguard paste equine wormer instead....cheaper. Dosage is a regular "pea" size for each chicken. Or you can buy Safeguard 10% liquid goat wormer. jeffers livestock.com has it for $15.95 (I think), the paste is cheaper. Dosage for the goat wormer is 3cc per gallon of water. It must be their sole source of drinking water for 2 days. I recently bought some eprinex, not cheap, no withdrawal period, I got tired of tossing eggs lol.
     
  5. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Eprinex is SOOO convenient!
     
  6. Kenneth Flippen

    Kenneth Flippen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't remember seeing the Quest Plus at the feed store but I'll look I do have Safeguard for goats though


    Thanks
    Kenneth Flippen
     

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