need help please!!! dosage for ivermectin (ivomec) ??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by technodoll, Jan 19, 2010.

  1. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had enough of these flipping lice - called the farm vet and convinced him to sell me some ivermectin for the flock as the delousing powder I've been using does not work and it's making me ill with toxic fumes. Not to even mention the stress it inflicts on the birds...

    I have to time the application of the Ivomec with a complete change of coop bedding (horrible 3 hour job).

    How much do I need to apply to each bird?


    Where? On the skin on the back of the neck?

    Please help... I need to dose it right and NOT harm any birds but I need to get rid of these lice once and for all!

    ps: does it affect the eggs? if yes, how long until we can eat them again?

    Thank you!!

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  2. nature nut

    nature nut Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone!

    The birds got treated yesterday and all seem to be in good form today...

    This afternoon I have to spend 3 hours changing the coop bedding & cleaning everything (it's a big, awkward coop...) so please wish me luck... as tomorrow the birds get inspected again to see if the lice are gone.

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